Native American & Eskimo Works at Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields


SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams & Butterfields, world leaders in auctions of Native American art, will present on Monday, September 13, 2010 in San Francisco its “Art and Artifacts of the Americas” auction consisting of American Indian baskets, pottery, beadwork, weavings, jewelry, Northwest Coast and Eskimo art, along with Pre-Columbian and Latin American art and objects – a sale comprising property from estates, noted private collections and institutions from across North America. Described as a “new collector’s sale,” the 380-lot auction features property valued at $400 to $4,000, with many lots including multiple pieces grouped together. Jim Haas, V.P. and Director of Bonhams’ Native American Art Dept., said, “We’re pleased to present a series of moderately-priced Native American and Eskimo lots to collectors and members of the trade, stemming from collections out of Pennsylvania, Ar