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Three Woodlands Quilled Birch Bark Lidded Baskets

Auction:
2481
Lot:
466
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

Three Woodlands Quilled Birch Bark Lidded Baskets, early 20th century, round, one with overall quill overlay, dia. 4 1/2, the other quilled decoration of maple leaves to lid and further quilling to sides, dia. 6 3/8, the third with lid quilled with a seated rabbit on bark ground, and with tan and white quilling to sides, dia. 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $150-250

plain quiilled: interior rim of lid with section of bird off, but present. approx. 3 lost pieces of quill to sides of lid, and with some missing edge trim.
rabbit: good
leaves:edge of lid with loss of one quill. base of box with a few missing quills and several loose quills.

Keywords

Birch Bark Lidded Baskets, Birch bark, Quill, Quilling

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