Fine vintage American Indian baskets are becoming rare and have constantly escalated in value as collectors the world over seek them out. This is a beautiful example of early Native American art. This basket is called an effigy basket. It is vintage early 20th century Southwest American Indian. This piece is decorated with 7 full length vertical lizards. There are a few minor stitches missing in various places that are typical for the age and do not deter from the basket. There is no staining and it still retains it's original shape. It measures 8 ¾ inches tall and 6 ¾ inches across the opening and 7 inches across the widest part of the body of the basket. This is an opportunity to invest in a true American antique that is not only a beautiful art object but also a real example of the Native American Indian Heritage.
Item ID: A-781
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