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Lot 139: Four Native American items
NATIVE AMERICAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC LIBRARY AND ARTIFACTS FROM JIM HAAS, PLUS ITEMS FROM PROMINENT SOUTHWEST COLLECTIONS
13 November 2016
San Francisco, CA, USALive Auction
A Northwest California basket: Hupa, Karuk or Yurok; a Hopi piki basketry tray; a Mojave human effigy vessel; and an Iroquois beaded whimsy in the form of a bird, "1903"
Largest example diameter: Approximately 14 inches
Provenance: Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to offer the library and selected artifacts from the personal collection of Jim Haas, the noted, long-time specialist in Native American and Ethnographic Arts, who recently retired from Bonhams after 31 years with the company and its predecessor. The sale also includes property from a major Southwest museum and estates of two long-time collectors: the Furgatch Collection features contemporary Southwest pottery; the Nancy Florsheim Estate, Part 2, offers contemporary and prehistoric pottery and Southwest jewelry.