This auction ranges from prehistoric to present day, American Indian to African tribal, the Pacific to the Caribbean. The sale takes place on Saturday, December 2 at 10 AM at Skinner’s Boston gallery, 63 Park Plaza. Previews will be held on Thursday, November 30, 12 PM to 5 PM; Friday, December 1, 12 PM to 7 PM; and Saturday, December 2, 8 AM to 9:30 AM.
Several important collections are featured, as well as numerous rarities and oddities. Douglas Deihl, department director, sums up: “The auction has great material with broad appeal and excellent provenance, offered at reasonable estimates.”
Among the most notable pieces are two American Indian textiles at the intersection of folk art and history: