Rare Northern California Yurok Karok or Hupa Fancy Basketry Covered Whiskey Flask 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 basketry covered whiskey flask 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.  The complex design features three radiating central design bands that look like stairs, banded designs and saw tooth designs . Resulting in a a 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.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.25 × 4.0 × 2.0 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 basketry covered whiskey flask 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.  The complex design features three radiating central design bands that look like stairs, banded designs and saw tooth designs . Resulting in a a 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.

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Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.25 × 4.0 × 2.0 in
Item Location

USA

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