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Two New England Indian Woven Splint Baskets

Auction:
2052
Lot:
699
Sold for:
$374$325

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Auction:
Sale #2052 - 2052
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Two New England Indian Woven Splint Baskets, 19th century, a Mohegan tribe rectangular basket with two splint handles, alternating painted orange, yellow, and natural splints with blue potato stamp decoration; a Penobscot covered basket, round with a square bottom, decorated with bands of blue painted splints, (minor imperfections), ht. 5 3/8, 9 1/2, wd. 10 1/4, 13 1/4, lg. 15 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

New England, Basket, Splints