The tribes along the eastern sierra and into the surrounding deserts would erect pole funerary poles at the one year anniversary of a a family member's death. Baskets were woven especially for this purpose and then placed on each rung and a fire was lit and the baskets were burned in honor of the deceased.
Since most of these were burned very few survived for a variety of reasons so they are very rare and seldom seen. A NICELY SIZED RARE AND EXTRA FINE FUNERARY BASKET IN EXCELLENT CLEAN CONDITION. Finely woven basket for the Mohave desert of southern California.Coiling counter clockwise it is made of willow on a willow and deer tail grass inside foundation with a heavily "ticked" rim and features the funerary poles as is required for these special baskets. Suitable for a nice gift for yourself or a loved one, or add it to an ADVANCED or INVESTMENT GRADE collection; it has NO RESERVE! EXTRA FINE MUSEUM GRADE FUNERARY BASKET FROM THE MOHAVE DESERT. Please see all additional photos at the bottom of this page. SHOP WHERE THE DEALERS SHOP. WE OFFER WHOLESALE ETHNOGRAPHIC ARTS AND OTHER HISTORICAL ITEMS TO ALL PERSONS ALL OVER THE WORLD!
In diameter at the widest points and approx. 3 1/8 +/- inches deep. 18 +/- stitches to the running inch and approx. 10 +/- coils per inch.
CONDITION: Excellent WITH TYPICAL MILD IF ANY SIGNS OF USE/AGE AS SHOWN. PLEASE SEE ALL ADDITIONAL PHOTOS BY SCROLLING DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE AS THEY ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. It is not marked/signed, as expected for age/medium. Baskets were woven especially for this purpose and then placed on each rung and a fire was lit and the baskets were burnedc in honor of the deceased. Since most of these were burned very few survived for a variety of reasons so they are very rare and seldon seen.
FUNERARY BASKET IN EXCELLENT CLEAN CONDITION. Finely woven basket for the Mohave desert of southern C. For yourself or a loved one, or add it to an ADVANCED or INVESTMENT GRADE collection.
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