Rare Northern California Yurok Karok or Hupa Basketry Covered Bottle Circa 1900

$975 USD

A very fine stunning rare form early masterpiece of Northern Californian  basketry originating from either the Hupa, Yurok or Karok Indian tribes and dating from the very early 1900’s.  This very fine hand woven basket is very finely woven from split willow shoots, hazel shoots, bear grass and maiden hair fern to produce the stunning intricate designs that surround the periphery of the basket. Finely woven around a hand blown glass wine bottle the basket makers skill is clearly evident in this striking masterpiece. The design features floating mirrored mountain peaks and intricate cornflower and geometric designs . Perfect balance between positive and negative elements resulting in a true masterpiece.   The basket makers skill is clearly evident in the perfect form, fineness of the weave and pattern balance . This is an excellent stunning finely woven masterpiece. This stunning complex museum quality basket displays very well and will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 4.0 in
Item Location

USA

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A very fine stunning rare form early masterpiece of Northern Californian  basketry originating from either the Hupa, Yurok or Karok Indian tribes and dating from the very early 1900’s.  This very fine hand woven basket is very finely woven from split willow shoots, hazel shoots, bear grass and maiden hair fern to produce the stunning intricate designs that surround the periphery of the basket. Finely woven around a hand blown glass wine bottle the basket makers skill is clearly evident in this striking masterpiece. The design features floating mirrored mountain peaks and intricate cornflower and geometric designs . Perfect balance between positive and negative elements resulting in a true masterpiece.   The basket makers skill is clearly evident in the perfect form, fineness of the weave and pattern balance . This is an excellent stunning finely woven masterpiece. This stunning complex museum quality basket displays very well and will make a fine addition to anyone’s collection

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Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 4.0 in
Item Location

USA

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