Lot 50A: Eskimo Inuit Frog Totem Pine Needle Woven Box
January 14, 2017
Bozeman, MT, USALive Auction
Description: This is a wonderful Eskimo Inuit Native American Indian woven lidded box showing a wonderful frog effigy totem carving. The piece is constructed of wood and woven pine needles and shows a very good well preserved condition with only few imperfections. The basket or box shows a unique footed base. The lid has an excellent frog effigy totem carving surrounded by various hand carved early Art Nouveau pattern. The piece is believed to be very early and shows a wonderful very fine construction. The box with lid measures 4"W x 5.25"L x 3.5"H.