A group of small American Indian baskets

First-quarter 20th Century
Five works:

A Maidu coiled bowl with quail topknot, continuous zigzag motif and rim ticking
4.25" H x 7.5" Dia.

An Apache coiled oval with ten stepped geometric motifs radiating from base, with rim ticking
1.75" H x 7.25" L x 5.5" W

A Yokuts coiled shouldered basket with four geometric vertical panels
3" H x 4.75" Dia.

A Pima coiled flared basket with multiple geometric motifs and rim ticking
1.75" H x 5.25" Dia.

A California coiled single rod basket with geometric band to waist
2" H x 4" Dia.

5 pieces

  • Provenance: The James M. Cole Collection, Visalia, CA
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with dust accumulation and wear commensurate with age and use. Maidu bowl with 0.25" stitch loss to rim and minor scattered stitch losses throughout. Very faint shelf wear to base. Apache oval with few minor scattered stitch losses to exterior, mainly near rim. California basket with small faint red spots to interior base.

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March 15, 2022 10:00 AM PDT
Monrovia, CA, US

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