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Two Fine Paiute Polychrome Pictorial Lidded Coiled Baskets by Lucy Telles (1885-1955)
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WESTERN COLLECTION

Two Fine Paiute Polychrome Pictorial Lidded Coiled Baskets by Lucy Telles (1885-1955)
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70 000100 000
Лот продан 167,000 USD (Цена продажи с учетом процента покупателя)
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Two Fine Paiute Polychrome Pictorial Lidded Coiled Baskets by Lucy Telles (1885-1955)
possibly made as a pair, of slightly compressed globular form, each tightly woven in sedge root, bracken fern root and redbud on willow foundations, each with a frieze of alternate designs including butterflies, flowers and hummingbirds surmounted by traingles edged in flame-like serration, additional hummingbirds descend from the rim; each lid centering a large butterfly, one with a flower.
6 3/4 in. and 6 7/8 in. height by 10 3/4 in. and 11 1/4 in. diameter
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Происхождение

Collection of Mrs. Morgan Smith, Reno NV

Публикации

These baskets are illustrated in a black-and-white photograph, ca. 1924, provided by Mrs. John Telles in Bates and Lee, Tradition and Innovation: A Basket History of the Indians of the Yosemite-Mono Lake Area, 1990, p. 173, pl. 323.

Описание в каталоге

For a discussion of Lucy Telles and related examples of her baskets see Bates and Lee, 1990, pp. 172-177: "Lucy Telles (Paiute name Pa-ma-has, meaning meadow) was born near Mono Lake...Lucy Telles learned the art of basketry from her mother, and as a young girl wove traditional baskets...Lucy Telles' reputation as a weaver was established by the 1920s...She entered her baskets in the Yosemite Indian Field Days basketry competitions and was a frequent prize winner, winning the first prize for best basket in 1924."

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