LOT 218 - Navajo Germantown Blanket with Waterbug Symbols and Salt and Pepper Fields c. 1890s, 102.25" x 65.5" (T4914)
- Circa: 1890s
- Size: 102.25'' x 65.5''
This weaving is in near excellent condition. It has one cotton sleeve onto one edge for hanging, this can easily be removed. One end of the weaving has extra selvage binding that the weaver added. One selvage edge has loops that the weaver added. There is one tiny moth grazing area 1/4" in size on one side only. The warp count is 8, and the weft count is 40 per inch. Acquired from an old family collection in Arizona. The owners of this collection acquired many of their pieces directly from Claiborne “Clay” Lockett (1908-1984). Clay Lockett was a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Northern Arizona from 1959-1971, purchasing agent for the Museum Shop from the time it opened in 1965, regular judge for Museum shows, appraiser of acquisitions, and one of MNA's most generous donors having given two major collections of Indian paintings, kachina dolls, rugs, jewelry, and pottery. This item is reserved for our online auction on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 9:00 am PACIFIC TIME via LiveAuctioneers.com and will last approximately 2-3 hours. This auction is listed under Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery & Auction in an auction titled "Rare Grant Wood, Maynard Dixon, & Native Arts." This will be a computer online auction on LiveAuctioneers.com. NOTE SHIPPING HANDLING TIME: Please allow a handling time of 1 to 3 weeks for your item(s) to be shipped. In gallery pick up date starts May 19th by appointment. STARTING PRICE $2,500. ESTIMATE $6,000 - $8,000. The starting price is the reserve minimum and the object can sell for this low amount. The estimate is the price that we feel is a reasonable gallery value. If you have any questions about this lot, please feel free to call us or email. Each lot shows additional images, condition reports, and provenance. Please review all images. NOTE FEES CHARGED: 1. Our buyer's premium is 25% for winning bids under $100,000 and 20% for winning bids at $100,000 and above. 2. There is a surcharge of 3% for all credit card transactions. 3. US sales tax is charged on all purchases except for buyers (a) with a current resale license (b) shipping address to sales tax exempt state (Alaska (certain jurisdictions), Oregon, Montana, New Hampshire and Delaware), (c) international buyers. 4. We charge for shipping. For all 50 domestic states in the USA, please refer to the flat rate shipping fee added to this item. If you win more than one lot, we will combine the shipping fee for you. For countries outside of the USA, a shipping fee will be added based on the destination, and the buyer is responsible for VAT/import fees.