Wakchumne Yokuts Polychrome Basket

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Wakchumne Yokuts Polychrome Basket

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$12,000

Wakchumne Yokuts Polychrome Basket
Attributed to Mary Dick Topino “Mrs. Britches”
c. 1900
5” x 8.25”

For more info or to purchase, contact:

Michael D. Higgins Antique Indian Art
Tucson, AZ
mdhiggins@earthlink.net
520-577-8330
mhiggins.com

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Item available for viewing at the Whitehawk Antiques Show - Santa Fe, NM


Additional Info:

Yokuts Polychrome Bottleneck Basket with four groups of men and women holding hands with crosses in joined hands. Diamonds in between each male/female group. Rattlesnake band below humans and on top of basket shoulder. Remnants of quail topknots on outer rim. Crosses encircle base of rim.
Attributed to Mary Dick Topino “Mrs. Britches” (1868-1923)
16-18 spi/11cpi. Excellent Condition.