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Large Washoe Polychrome Basketry Bowl

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
577
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Large Washoe Polychrome Basketry Bowl, Nevada, c. 1875-85, flat-bottom form with repeated geometric designs decorating the sloping sides, (minor stitch loss), ht. 4 1/4, dia. 14 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Charles and Blanche Derby collection, Northampton, Massachusetts; Harold Gross collection, Springfield, Massachusetts; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, April 23, 1994, Lot 332. The basket comes with an appraisal by Fredrick Dockstader, October 1974.
Estimate $500-700


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Fredrick Dockstader, Harold Gross, Blanche Derby, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Springfield, Basket weaving, Crafts, Dockstader

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