Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy, Burlwood Bowl with Raised Handles $45,000>

The Eastern Woodlands tribes—Native Americans living in what’s now the eastern United States and Great Lakes area—were master woodworkers who for centuries utilized burls, or knotty outgrowths on trees. This bowl from the Iroquois tribe is made of maple burl, with an exceptional dark patina.


DESIGNER/

Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy

DATE/

Late 18th Century

MATERIALS/

Carved maple burl

DIMENSIONS/

44.45d x 19.05h cm

STYLE/

Historic

HERITAGE/

United States

SHIPS FROM/

New Hope, PA

$45,000

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