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Antique Tutsi Baskets, Rwanda

About the Item

A Group of Tutsi Prestige Basketry Rwanda First half, 20th century Grass and other plant fibers, natural dye, coiling technique Measures: Height, left to right: 7 1/4”; 8”; 9 1/2”, 7” (18.5; 20; 14; 17.5 cm). Fine basketry containers (agaseke or igiseke) of large and medium size, for prestige display and storing personal finery, beadwork, pipes, tobacco, and grains in elite households.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 9.5 in (24.13 cm)Diameter: 4 in (10.16 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 4
  • Style:
    Tribal (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
    Rwanda
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    20th Century
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Seller Location:
    Point Richmond, CA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: AM5031stDibs: LU1778229874522
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