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Mudhead Holding Rattle Basketry Plaque

Joyce Ann Saufkie

About The Mudhead Holding Rattle Basketry Plaque

Centrally featured is a mudhead figure with a rattle extending from figure's proper right hand. Stepped interior border is remininescent of a Navajo wedding basket design.

Savvy Price $900.00

Gallery Price $1,200.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Centrally featured is a mudhead figure with a rattle extending from figure's proper right hand. Stepped interior border is remininescent of a Navajo wedding basket design.

About the Artist (Born 1939, Hopi) Highly influential, Joyce Ann Saufkie's baskets command strong prices due to her consistently near-sculptural approach to making coiled basketry.
Medium Dyed, bleached and natural yucca over bundle of grass foundation
Size 12 7/8" maximum diameter (excluding the hanging loop)
Coil count 2 1/2 coils per inch
Stitch count 8 stitches per inch
Signed Label attached along with original price 20 plus years ago
Date of creation Circa 1985-1990
Condition Excellent to good. Natural yucca used on rim and next two rows has shifted from green to a yellow green.
Provenance JMB collection
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