Mudhead Holding Rattle Basketry Plaque

Joyce Ann Saufkie

Mudhead Holding Rattle Basketry Plaque, Baskets by Joyce Ann Saufkie
  • Saufkie basket
  • Hopi basketry plaque
Savvy Price $900.00
Gallery Price $1,200.00
Title
Mudhead Holding Rattle Basketry Plaque
Artist
Joyce Ann Saufkie
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
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.

About Joyce Ann Saufkie
(Born 1939, Hopi) Highly influential, Joyce Ann Saufkie's baskets command strong prices due to her consistently near-sculptural approach to making coiled basketry.
Cultures

American Indian, Women Artists, Hopi

Medium

Baskets

Subject

American Indians

Keywords

Joyce Ann Saufkie, Saufkie basket, Hopi basketry plaque