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Lot 342: Northwest Coast Eskimo Russian Trade Bead Basket
29 October 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: NORTH AMERICA, 19-20TH CENTURY A Northwest coast Russian trade Eskimo beaded basket. The basket is decorated with purple glass Russian trade beads around an openwork scalloped rim. This basket retains a wonderful original patina.
Condition Report: One of the scalloped bands around rim is missing, otherwise very good condition.
Provenance: This basket comes from a good collection of Native American baskets from a Cape Cod, Massachusetts estate.
Dimensions: Measures 8" diameter by 6" tall.