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

$995 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. Very finely woven around a hand blown fancy glass perfume bottle the basket makers skill is clearly evident in this striking masterpiece. The design features stacked geometric patterns . 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. Of note is that the bottle must have had a small edge rim chip before the basket was woven as the weave is perfectly tight and perfect at this edge.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.0 × 3.0 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. Very finely woven around a hand blown fancy glass perfume bottle the basket makers skill is clearly evident in this striking masterpiece. The design features stacked geometric patterns . 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. Of note is that the bottle must have had a small edge rim chip before the basket was woven as the weave is perfectly tight and perfect at this edge.

Additional information

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.0 × 3.0 in
Item Location

USA

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