Fine Fully Imbricated Round Salish Lidded Storage Basket
Artist: Coast Salish
Materials: Cedar root, natural and dyed bear grasses, cherry bark, doe skin handles
Dimensions: 8 ½”w x 5 ½”h x 8 ½” D
Description: Fine fully imbricated round Coast Salish cedar root basket, complete with doe skin hide handles. Fully imbricated in cream with pattern in red and black repeated five times around the basket in three rows. Inside the basket is an old label “ Calder collection Revelstoke made approx. 1914”. This is a top shelf museum worthy basket that just glows with fine patina of melted butter, complete and original.
Provenance: Calder Collection Revelstoke, BC, Purchased at Cabin Crafts Circa 1967-68. Private Collection BC.