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Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
493
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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

Description:

Tlingit Polychrome Pictorial Basket, late 19th century, featuring a frieze of killer whales and seals framed by two double bands above and below, with old label attached which reads "spruce root," ht. 7 1/4, wd. 8 in.

Provenance: Samuel Freeman Auctioneers, Philadelphia, November 21 and 22, 1938; M. William Bradley and Walter Peirson Collections.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

M. William Bradley, Walter Peirson, Cetaceans, Killer whale, Predators, Spruce, Tlingit, United States Navy SEALs, Philadelphia

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