This is a stunning little Maidu Basket, in mint condition, with wonderful redbud decoration depicting positive and negative whirling log elements, incorporated into floral designs surrounding the entire piece. It has 4 logs around the bottom and 4 around the top, just below the rim. It is most likely to be a Maple field and redbud, and it is a 3 rod construction basket. It measures 5" across at the rim x 3" high. It has 7 coils/inch, and 14 stitches/inch.
A super fine little basket dating to 1915-20. Comes from a smoke free environment. Please peruse all photos as they are part of the description.
Please check out my other auctions for other fine baskets, Native jewelry, and more. The item "VERY FINE ANTIQUE MAIDU BASKET NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN With WHIRLING LOGS" is in sale since Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Baskets". The seller is "thehodgepodgery" and is located in Santa Paula, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica.