Grouping of three (3) Native American Cherokee baskets, including two (2) rivercane and one (1) split oak carrying basket. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) Cherokee rivercane carrying baskets with round forms on square bases. One smaller basket with alternating walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers and unusual band of bloodroot weavers applied around rim. One larger basket with alternatig bloodroot and walnut dyed weavers. 11 3/4" H x 8" W x 8 1/2" D and 13" H x 11 1/4" W x 10 3/4" D. 3rd item: One (1) Cherokee split oak carrying basket with alternating dyed weavers. 13 1/4" H x 17" W x 8 1/4" D. All 20th century. Provenance: Private Southeast Tennessee collection. CONDITION: All items overall good condition. 1st-2nd items: Minor wear and damage to weavers on base of smaller basket, and faint pale film to half of exterior. Minor scattered losses to decorative weaver, largest 1/2" L. 3rd item: Minor wear to bottom of basket, white drip stains to rim and interior.
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