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Northeast Birch Bark Box

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Northeast Birch Bark Box, Penobscot, c. 1850s, the oval lidded form with whip-stitch edge and incised a panel contained an enclosed design with trees and traditional foliate motifs, (damage, lid missing), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Bark, Birch, Birch bark, Indigenous peoples of North America, Native American tribes, Ornamental trees, Penobscot, Plant morphology, Plant physiology, Plants

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