Lot 179

A Mission polychrome rattlesnake basket

A bulbous bowl-form designed with an encircling rattlesnake, two perched owls, and additional floating devices. height 6in, diameter 12 1/2in Provenance Bonhams, San Francisco, CA, Native American, Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art, June 6, 2005, lot 5255; a photocopy of the catalog listing accompanies the lot Property from an Important Southern... more