BURDEN BASKET, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Height: 17 ⅜ in (44 cm)
Conifer root, hazel shoots, bear grass
Very good condition for an object of this type and age. Armature inside rim is slightly loose with some fraying and losses to the threads holding it in place. Minor breaks and small losses scattered throughout.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
George Terasaki, New York, acquired in the 1960s