05-18-2019 05-18-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3243B Boston
May 18, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 18, 2019 10:00AM


Two Northwest Coast Basketry Bottles, the shorter Tsimshian, c. 1900, with twined cedar bark and polychrome decorations over a jar, the second Tlingit, c. 1900, with bark-twined spruce root on a tall glass bottle, both with old labels on the bottom, ht. 7 1/2 and 10 3/4 in.

Provenance: Tlingit bottle: Samuel Freeman Auctioneers, Philadelphia, November 21 and 22, 1938; M. William Bradley and Walter Peirson Collections.
Estimate $600-800

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M. William Bradley, Walter Peirson, Philadelphia