Tag Archives: Baskets

Here Come the Bride’s Baskets

Metal floral accent trim on handle highlights a pale blue basket. 10-1/2” w, $1,300-$1,500.

Story and photos by Donald-Brian Johnson Something Old … Something New Wait. Stop right there. If you’re on the hunt for a wedding gift, how about a two-fer? That’s right: a gift that combines both options: something old and something new. “Hmmm,” you murmur. “A double-duty present? That sounds great!  But I know how these […]

Great Collections: August 2018

Great Collections: August 2018

Baskets in Miniature: An Interview with Collector Jan Duggan Although Native American tribes throughout North America were hand-crafters of baskets for a variety of utilitarian purposes, it is the Akimel O’odham River People (Pima) of southern and central Arizona that are known for their superior basket weaving techniques. In the late 19th century, basket weaving […]

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Pomo burden basket, $23,000, Allard Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A large Pomo burden basket sold for $23,000 at the “Best of Santa Fe” Indian art auction held Aug. 16-17 by Allard Auctions in Santa Fe, N.M. Also, a beautiful Yokuts basket by Florence Jacobs […]

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets

Discovering American Indian Baskets by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh Baskets, big or small, plain or fancy, flat or deep, are all around us. They hold dinner rolls, houseplants, keys and mail and sewing notions, and even paperclips and office files. We use baskets in countless ways, often every day. Yet, baskets are […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles July 2014 issue features “Discovering American Indian Baskets” by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh and William A. Turnbaugh, “The Hindenburg: A Disaster and a Miracle” by Mike McLeod, and the July 2014 Brimfield Antique Flea Market supplement! To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Gavels N’ Paddles”, “Guess What?“,  […]

Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting

Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2004 Text and photos By Martha Wetherbee This year saw record prices being paid for American wood splint baskets, especially noteworthy were auctions involving Shaker antiques that occurred this past summer. A Shaker basket took center stage, selling for over $63,000. In […]

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 This is the first in a series of feature articles on collecting American Indian arts and crafts by Dr. Gregory Schaaf. He is the Director of the Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures, […]