mask Historic Estates

Nov 6th Nov 7th, 2004
5th Annual Antique Indian Art
and
Advertising Auction

LOT#180 CIRCA 1890 KAMLOOPS WAWA NEWSPAPERS
SEVEN COPIES OF THE KAMLOOPS "WAWA" INCLUDING 136, 137, 139, 140 X 2, 142, 133, + A COPY OF THE "WAWA" SHORTHAND INSTRUCTOR, + A PICTURE OF FATHER JEAN MARIE LE JEUNE, AUTHOR OF THE PAPERS. PRINTED IN SHORTHAND + CHINOOK. CONDITION QUITE GOOD EXCEPT RIP ON BACK OF #142, + ONE COPY OF #140 IS IN VERY POOR CONDITION.
LOT#111 SALISH PESTLE FOUND IN THE SHUSWAP
FOUND NEAR SORRENTO, B.C.
LOT#52 NORTH COAST BENTWOOD CEDAR CRADLE
STEAMED, KERFED + BENT CORNERS. IRON NAILS. 28" LONG X 11" WIDE X 6.5" TALL. LOOKS TO BE MADE AROUND THE 1940'S.
LOT#40 THOMPSON RIVER INDIAN BURDEN BASKET
VERY NICE MELLOW PATINA. INSIDE STAINING. OTHERWISE NEAR PERFECT.
LOT#38 VERY FINE THOMPSON RIVER INDIAN BASKET
VERY FINE MEDIUM SIZED BASKET. 8" TALL X 28" CIRCUMFERENCE. NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP. LETTER "S" ON THE BOTTOM STANDS FOR ENID SMITH.
LOT#37 THOMPSON RIVER INDIAN  FISHING CREEL
THIS BELONGED TO AN EARLY HOPE, BRITISH COLUMBIA SHOP KEEPER. VERY BEAUTIFUL TUMP LINE ALMOST 4 FEET LONG. CREEL MEASURES 7" TALL X 15" LONG X 6" WIDE. A FEW STITCHES MISSING AND SOME IMBRICATION RUBS. "AS NICE AS THEY COME"
LOT#33 LARGE OLD THOMPSON RIVER BURDEN BASKET
COLLECTED NEAR LOWER NICLOA B.C. AT SHULUS. 11.5" TALL X 17" LONG X 12" WIDE. A VERY SOLID BASKET WITH NICE FORM. SHOWS EARLY REPAIRS. MAJOR IMBRICATION LOSSES.
LOT#31 HUGE INTERIOR SALISH BURDEN BASKET
THIS BASKET CAME OUT OF THE NELLIE ENLISH COLLECTION. NELLIE WAS ONE OF THE FIRST WHITE CHILDREN BORN IN THE CHILCOTIN. SHE MARRIED THE FIRST DOCTOR IN QUESNEL. SOME SLIGHT RIM DAMAGE NOTED. A GOOD EARLY HONEST BURDEN BASKET. 11" TALL X 15" LONG X 11" WIDE.
LOT#29 FANCY CEDAR ROOT BASKET
3.5" TALL X 7.5" LONG X 5" WIDE. CLASSIC DESIGN. FANCY RIM. NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#28 HEART SHAPED TRINKET BASKET
2" TALL X 6" WIDE. "A GEM". NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#27 HEART SHAPED BASKET WITH BUTTERFLY
7" X 6.5". NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#26 FULLY IMBRICATED LILLOOET BASKET
4.5" TALL X 11.5" LONG X 6" WIDE. NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. "AS NICE AS THEY COME".
LOT#24 CEDAR ROOT BASKET
3.5" TALL X 6.5" WIDE. STAINING ON THE BOTTOM OTHERWISE NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#23 NICE SMALL SIZE SALISH INDIAN BASKET
4.5" TALL X 4.5" WIDE. FANCY RIM WORK. INTERIOR STAINING OTHERWISE NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#22 OLD SALISH INDIAN BASKET
4.5" TALL X 6.5" WIDE. SOME DARK STAINING ON THE BOTTOM. OTHERWISE NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA SUB-GROUP.
LOT#21 LARGE CEDAR ROOT INDIAN BASKET
LARGE SIZE CEDAR ROOT BASKET WITH LUG HANDLES. 10.5" TALL X 44" AROUND WIDEST POINT. NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA. LETTER "S" ON THE BOTTOM PROBABLY STANDS FOR ENID SMITH.
LOT#19 SUPERB THOMPSON RIVER INDIAN BASKET
A LARGE 11" TALL X 17" LONG X 9" WIDE THOMPSON RIVER AREA INDIAN BURDEN BASKET. PERFECT FORM. MINOR STITCH LOSS ON RIM. OUT OF AN OLD KAMLOOPS, B.C. COLLECTION.
LOT#16  THOMPSON RIVER TYPE CEDAR ROOT BASKET
PROBABLY MADE AROUND LYTTON, B.C. 6" TALL X 8" WIDE. VERY FINE CONDITION WITH SOME FADING TO THE ANILINE DYED IMBRICATION - OTHERWISE PERFECT.
LOT#15 VERY FINE EMBROIDERED GAUNTLETS
15" LONG. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH INDIAN MADE GAUNTLETS, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#14 CLASSIC CHILCOTIN BURDEN BASKET
CLASSIC CHILCOTIN RIM STITCH + 4 FIELDS OF IMBRICATION. 10" TALL X 16" LONG X 13" WIDE. SEVERE RIM DAMAGE NOTED.
LOT#13 LILLOOET CHILDS BERRY BASKET
A CLASSIC LILLOOET TYPE CEDAR ROOT BERRY BASKET. FULLY IMBRICATED UPPER 75%. INTERIOR STAINING AND SOME SLIGHT IMBRICATION LOSSES. OTHERWISE NEAR PERFECT. " AS NICE AS THEY COME". 5" TALL X 9.5" LONG X 8" WIDE.
LOT#11 PRISTINE CEDAR ROOT FRUIT BASKET
10.75" WIDE X 4" TALL. LETTER S ON THE BOTTOM PROBABLY STANDS FOR ENID SMITH. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH INDIAN BASKET, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#09 CEDAR ROOT BERRY BASKET
AN INTERESTING BASKET COLLECTED IN MERRITT. SHOWING SOME POSSIBLE CHILCOTIN INFLUENCE ( FOUR FIELDS OF IMBRICATION ). 7.5" TALL X 10.5" LONG X 7" WIDE. A VERY SOLID BUT WELL USED BASKET SHOWING INTERNAL BERRY STAINING, STITCH + IMBRICATION LOSSES.
LOT#08 FINE CEDAR ROOT CUP + SAUCER
3.5" TALL. NEAR MINT. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#07  CEDAR ROOT FRUIT BASKET
NEAR MINT CONDITION. COLLECTION TAGS READ N.F.S. + E.S. - PROBABLY FOR ENID SMITH. 12" WIDE. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER AREA.
LOT#06 FANCY BEADED WALL POCKET
9.5" X 5" PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#05 FANCY BEADED PURSE
INITIALS ON THE FRONT E.S. FOR ENID SMITH. BEADED ONE SIDE ONLY. NO BEAD LOSS. 12" X 9". COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#04 CEDAR ROOT TEACUP
3" TALL PERFECT CONDITION. COLLECTED IN MERRITT, B.C. IN THE 1930'S. INTERIOR SALISH, THOMPSON RIVER SUB-AREA.
LOT#03  VERY FINE CEDAR ROOT TRAY
PROBABLY FROM AROUND THE LYTTON AREA - OUT OF AN OLD KAMLOOPS COLLECTION. 12" ACROSS. SLIGHT IMBRICATION LOSSES, OTHERWISE PERFECT.
LOT# 01 LARGE LILLOOET BURDEN BASKET
LARGE LILLOOET TYPE BURDEN BASKET 11" TALL X 13" LONG X 11" WIDE. FAMILY PROVENANCE STATES THAT THIS BASKET WAS MADE AND USED AROUND PAVILLION, BRITISH COLUMBIA. CONDITION : THIS IS A VERY SOLID BASKET. MISSING A FEW RIM STITCHES + SOME IMBRICATION LOSSES. TYPICAL DARK STAINING INSIDE FROM USE. TYPICAL "TWIST" IN THE BODY OF THE BASKET.