5 Pacific Northwest & Northern California baskets Lot 1220

LOT 1220
Seller's Estimate: USD 600 - 900

Comprising: one twined Tlingit basket with geometric band designs in red, brown and yellow (8.25'' H x 11.5'' Dia.); one Fraser and Thompson River Salish cedar basket; the base of root-sewn split slats, the lid coiled, decorated with imbricated geometric designs in white, black and red (10'' H x 10'' Dia.); one Thompson river coiled basket decorated with imbricated geometric designs in white, black and red (4'' H x 9'' Dia.); one Hupa globular twined basket with overlaid serrated zig-zag design (4.5'' H x 8.25'' Dia.); and one soft twined basket with brown banded designs (3.75'' H x 7.25'' Dia.), 5 pieces, est: $600/900.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Ventura, CA

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Condition Report:
Each in overall good condition, with general wear and dust accumulation commensurate with age. The Tlingit basket with dark discoloration to one side of bottom and four old repairs, the largest approximately 5'' x .5'' extending from bottom. The lidded Thompson River basket with general wear and scattered minor losses to imbricated designs and a 4.5''-long and a 3.5''-long section of lost stitches to foot. The smaller Thompson river basket with general wear and scattered minor losses to imbricated designs and approximately 15 lost stitches to rim. The Hupa basket
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