09-26-2009 09-26-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2473 Boston
September 26, 2009 10:00AMCalender

Polynesian Coiled Basketry Bowl

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 26, 2009 10:00AM


Polynesian Coiled Basketry Bowl, Tonga, c. first half 19th century, the oval form with flat bottom curving towards the rim, with braided fiber handle, dark patina, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ex Catherine and Ralph Metcalf collection.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


Tonga, Ex Catherine, Ralph Metcalf