FINE First Nations Thompson River Salish Basket


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FINE Thompson River Salish Basket Storage Jar This basket is Interior Salish, from the Thompson River area of British Columbia. It is made from a tight bifurcated coil weave using inner cedar root. It has wide shoulder shape that is narrower at the top and bottom. It has a snug fitting lid with a knob top handle. It is decorated with imbricated butterfly design using red cherry bark, fermented black cherry bark and small bits of bulrush. It is in strong condition, good look. It measures 10 ½ x 9 ½ inches. It is very strong, when you tap it, it sounds like a drum. Circa 1920 – 40 Payment is made through PayPal in USD. Shipping is with Canada Post with tracking number and insurance. FREE CAREFUL PACKING. Applicable taxes are applied. Estimated shipping cost $40.00 for USA and Canada. All other countries please contact us for a shipping quote. Jane and Jeff Harris Westwillow Antiques [email protected] 604-987-6620 Landline 604-657-1147 Mobile 778-997-1147 Mobile/Text