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Two Small Native American Beadwork Articles

Auction:
2481
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2481
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 24, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Two Small Native American Beadwork Articles, early 20th century, a Plains Indians ball, likely Lakota, with white, red, green, blue and yellow geometric beading, lg. approx. 2 1/2, and a Pit River, Northern California, twined basket with bead overlay of blue and green zigzags on white ground, with yellow and blue base, ht. 2 1/2, dia. 3 in.
Estimate $600-800

Overall very good condition. No visible losses to beading on basket and some minor usage wear to top edge; ball with some minor separations to stringing; a little dirty, esle very good, no visible string loss.

Keywords

Pit River, Bead, Beadwork

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