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 Harrie and an historic Yokuts basket by Waysheemlet each went for $5,750; a Charles Loloma buckle changed hands for $6,325; a unique Yei figured rug fetched $5,175; a Fannie Nampeyo olla garnered $4,885; and a figured Wasco sally bag, filled with traditional figures such as condors, deer and sturgeon made $4,313. Prices include a 15 percent buyer’s premium.