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Description

Red cedar bentwood box (part a) with lid (part b). The box has three bentwood corners, curved and rounded, with pegs at the fourth corner. The lid has rounded edges, and is slightly thicker than the base. The front and back have circular paintings, with a different design inside each. Both have a red scalloped (U-forms) design around the entire outer edge of the circle. The ends of the box have simpler ovoid style designs.

Narrative

Purchased by the donor from a Christie's Auction in 1996. Previously from the James & Marilyn Bergstrom collection. Exhibited in "The Box of Daylight" exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum in 1983; also discussed in "Form and Freedom: A Dialogue on Craftsmanship and Aesthetics" (Bill Holm and Bill Reid, 1975).

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