A Chumash polychrome tray
Lot 1389
A Chumash polychrome tray
Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Chumash polychrome tray
The open center encircled by diagonal bands of opposing hooked triangle devices and cruciform motifs, surmounted by a horizontal fretwork meander band, diagonal accents above and below.
height 3 1/2in, diameter 17in


  • The present lot is most likely an example of Southern Chumash basketry, originating from Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. See Shanks, Ralph and Woo Shanks, Lisa, 2010, pp. 14-18, for a technical and stylistic analysis of this regional type.
  1. Ingmars Lindbergs
    Specialist - Native American
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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