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Freehand Painted Indian-made Basket and a Green-painted Rum Keg

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Freehand Painted Indian-made Basket and a Green-painted Rum Keg, America, 19th century, round over square woven splint basket made by a member of a New England Woodland tribe, with carved upright handle, the sides decorated with a red and black undulating vine design; and a barrel-form rum keg or swiggler with incised bands around the sides, (minor breaks and losses on basket), ht. 8, 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Basket, Brewing, Keg, Rum

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