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Two very rare baskets from the Siwa Oasis, collected in the Western
Desert, Egypt, 1983: the largest used as a food bowl/server; and a Huichol man's hat
Largest example height: 13 inches

Provenance: Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to offer the library and selected artifacts from the personal collection of Jim Haas, the noted, long-time specialist in Native American and Ethnographic Arts, who recently retired from Bonhams after 31 years with the company and its predecessor.  The sale also includes property from a major Southwest museum and estates of two long-time collectors:  the Furgatch Collection features contemporary Southwest pottery; the Nancy Florsheim Estate, Part 2, offers contemporary and prehistoric pottery and Southwest jewelry.

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Three ethnographic basketry items

Estimate $60 - $90Nov 13, 2016
South San Francisco, CA, USA