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American Indian Baskets Offer Glimpses into History

California Mission basket, c.1910. Coiled rattlesnake pattern, 4 3/4 in. h. by 7 3/4 in. w., $1,800.

American Indian baskets from California and the Southwest were in a recent sale by John Moran Auctioneers, Inc., of California. Indian baskets are considered works of art as well as pieces of history. Their value is determined by age, origin, shape, materials used, type of weave, the basket’s intended use and condition. As the Industrial […]
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