A very fine stunning rare form early masterpiece of Northern Californian basketry originating from the Klamath tribe of Northern California and dating from the very early 1900's. This is one of three very special Northern California baskets we're currently offering.
This fine miniature hand woven basket is very finely woven from split willow shoots, bear grass and maiden hair fern to produce the stunning intricate designs that surround the periphery. The design features some rare and striking patterns consisting of bands of herringbone patterns. The basket makers skill is clearly evident in the miniature form, fineness of the weave and pattern balance.
Great balance between positive and negative spaces has resulted in a true masterpiece. The basket measures 5 3/4" in Diameter and stands 3 1/4" tall and is in excellent condition with no splits damages or repairs noted.
This stunning complex museum quality basket displays very well and will make a fine addition to anyone's collection. Please check out other current offerings including a great Tlingit, Haida argillite and Kwakiutl totem poles and some great early Inuit carvings. More than just a pretty picture. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates.Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item "VERY FINE RARE OLD NORTHERN CALIFORNIA KLAMATH YUROK KAROK INDIAN BASKET" is in sale since Friday, January 29, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Baskets". The seller is "richmojoe" and is located in Northwest Coast. This item can be shipped worldwide.