Antique Native American Indian

Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket

Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket
Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket

Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket

SCARCE LATE 19TH to EARLY 20TH CENTURY, NATIVE AME RI CAN, PASSAMAQUODDY TRIBE of EASTERN COASTAL MAINE of the WABANIKI, ALGONQUIN PEOPLE, EASTERN WOODLAND, HAND WOVEN & HAND PAINTED SMALL SWEET GRASS BASKET, featuring BLACK, GREEN, YELLOW & ORANGE ENAMEL PAINT & NATURALLY AGED SWEET GRASS PATINA in ANTIQUE NUT BROWN COLOR. Late 19th to early 20th century Native Ame ri can, eastern woodland tribal made, indigenous hand woven & hand decorated sweet grass baskets. 3 1/4" Height x 5 1/4" Widest point.

Offered for your review and consideration is this absolutely, 100% untouched and undisturbed, estate fresh and recently discovered in a well-appointed southern New Hampshire home, late 19th to early 20th century Passamaquoddy tribe of eastern coastal Maine, Wabanki, Algonquin, Native Ame ri can, antique hand woven and hand decorated sweet grass basket. It remains in extraordinary condition and is untouched. It wasn't even dusted or wiped down.

The paint loss is slight and minimal, with the loss occurring on the high spots of the woven sweet grass strands. The basket wasn't previously lacquered and has a dry, matte finish and naturally aged nut brown antique color and finish.

This diminutive 5 1/4" in width by 3 1/4" in height, convex, sloped sidewall basket is original, authentic, honest and real. A genuine Native Ame ri can antique New England artifact from the Passamaquoddy tribe of eastern coastal Maine. As if locked in time.

Good to Very Good overall antique condition. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1800-1934\Baskets". The seller is "modsanctuary" and is located in this country: US.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Handmade: Yes
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Scarce: Very hard-to-find with original paint
  • Hand painted with minor paint loss: Paint loss from previous handling
  • Estate fresh: New to the marketplace
  • 100% original antique condition: Untouched & undisturbed
  • Late 19th to early 20th century: Circa 1885-1915
  • Hand woven: Hand decorated
  • Dry, matte finish: Hand painted front
  • All original surfaces: No 'in-painting' or repairs (old or new)
  • Passamaquoddy tribe: Eastern coastal Maine (North America)
  • Passamaquoddy: Wabanaki
  • Culture: Native American: US
  • Algonquin: Northeast tribal indigenous people of N. America
  • Naturally aged sweet grass patina: Nut brown antique, naturally oxidized color
  • Not previously lacquered: Woven sweet grass intact & with no loss
  • Sweet grass: Hand woven Native American basketry
  • Artisan: Unknown Native American tribal basket weaver
  • Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  • Origin: Found in southern New Hampshire
  • Tribal Affiliation: Passamaquaddy (Wabanki) Native American
  • Rare: An original, authentic Native American artifact


Late 19th-early 20th C Nat. Am. E. Wdlnd Tribe, Hnd Pntd, Wvn Sweet Grass Basket