05-12-2012 05-12-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2596B Boston
May 12, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Container

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2596B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 12, 2012 10:00AM


Passamaquoddy Birch Bark Container, Mocuck, c. mid-19th century, the tapered lidded form decorated with a pattern of C-scrolls, (minor damage, dark patina), ht. 8 1/2, lg. 8, wd. 7 1/4 in.

Literature: Illustrated in History on Birchbark, the Art of Tomah Joseph, Passamaquoddy, Joan A. Lester, the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, 1993, No. 9.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Joan A. Lester