Gene Quintana Fine Arts

Yokuts

The Yokuts lived in tribes with their own villages and regions. Their homeland was the San Joaquin Valley and the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. They lived along rivers and streams, hunting and gathering food and supplies.

Yokuts basketry was made primarily with tule using twine and coil techniques.
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A large Yokuts style polychrome coiled olla
Item#: 8035
with a flattened base and expanding rounded body, rounded shoulder and a short cylindrical neck. Decorated with figures, bears, deer, crosses and friezes of geometric designs. Weaver: Abe Sanchez (CA 1970-present) member of the California Indian Basket Weavers Association Diameter: 16in Height: 13in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A large Yokuts polychrome gambling tray
Item#: 1181N
by Leona Bowman. Decorated with figures, stars, animals, and geometric motifs. Circa: 1918 Diameter: 21in Height: 1 1/4in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts stone game balls
Item#: S-8
found under an oak tree on the Kings River Island near Laton. D: 2 3/4in Circa: 1850 Provenance: Latta Collection. Photo in Handbook of the Yokuts Indians. pg.456
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts mortar for face paints
Item#: FL-35
Found at Tulare Lake, Tulare County, California Frank Latta Collection Diameter: 2 3/4in Height: 2in Face painting was an art form for the Yokuts, for both faces and bodies. Various designs were used in conjunction with different ceremonies and symbols of may families. The paint was mixed to the consistency of a thick grease, being a combination of elk tallow and bear oil.
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts soapstone and clay tobacco pipes
Item#: S-79_P-3
Soapstone pipe is from the site of Alpaugh, Tulare County Length: 2 1/2in Width: 1in Clay pipe is a Wukchumne (clay)tobacco pipe from the Broader Range, six miles east of Visalia, Tulare County, California Page 631, Handbook of Yokuts Indians Length: 2 5/8in Width: 7/8in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A large Yokuts polychrome bottleneck
Item#: 9462
The body has vertical black and red "face-downward" motif. On the shoulder is red yarn. Circa 1900 Diameter: 13in Height: 7in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts polychrome bottleneck basket
Item#: 4077
decorated with five radiating columns of a hooked design representing stylized quail's top knots Circa: 1915 Diameter: 10 1/2in Height: 6 1/2in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts bottleneck polychrome basket
Item#: 4074
decorated with three bands of rattlesnake designs Circa: 1915 Diameter: 9 1/2in Height: 6in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A fine and large Yokuts polychrome treasure basket
Item#: 5018-67
Circa: 1910 Diameter: 12 1/2in Height: 6 3/4in Provenance: Cummings Collection Sold at Sotheby's NY 1987, Lot #131
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts pictorial figured polychrome bowl by Mrs. Dick Francisco
Item#: 1030
Circa: 1900 Diameter: 15 1/2in Height: 6 3/4in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A fine Yokuts bowl
Item#: 5005-12
From the John Painter Collection Circa: 1915 Diameter: 17in Height: 6 1/2in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts bottleneck basket
Item#: 9429
Made by Aidaicho Wahnomkot, full blood Wukchumne Yokuts from the Kaweah River. Circa 1925 Diameter: 10in Height: 6in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
A Yokuts gambling tray
Item#: 8146
Circa: 1920 Diameter: 17in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts large bowl
Item#: 4011-82
Circa: 1895 Diameter: 22in Height: 10in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts basket with cover
Item#: 5407
Circa: 1920 Diameter: 10in Height: 6in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts olla
Item#: 5018-64
Circa: 1905 Diameter: 13in Height: 8in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts gambling tray
Item#: 6016-30
A fine and large gambling tray with 32 friendship figures by master weaver Lois Conner of the Yokuts Chukchansi Tribe. Weaving for over 30 years, Lois learned the techniques of coiling and twining from her grandmothers and aunts. This tray took over a year to weave and is 30 inches in diameter and circa 2005. Materials are of roots of sedge, bracken fern, and redbud shoots. Trays as this one were used in a type of dice game played mainly by women. The dice was generally created from the half shell of a black walnut. Circa: 2005 Diameter: 30in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts gambling tray
Item#: 5018-74
by Leona Bowman Circa: 1910 Diameter: 24in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts figured basket by Mrs. Britches
Item#: 5017-39
Ref. Photos by Leo Brown, Reedley, CA Circa: 1925 Diameter: 10in Height: 5in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts bottleneck with a band of figures dancing
Item#: 5016-80
Circa: 1910 Diameter: 8 1/2in Height: 6in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts Bottleneck with 40 figures
Item#: 5018-73
by Leona Bowman Circa: 1920 Diameter: 10 1/2in Height: 7in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts bottleneck by Mrs. Dick Francisco
Item#: 5018-50
Circa: 1900 Diameter: 9in Height: 4 1/2in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts bottleneck basket by Mrs. Dick Francisco
Item#: 5017-28
Diameter: 9 1/2in Height: 7in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
Yokuts bottleneck basket by Mrs. Dick Francisco
Item#: 5017-8
Circa: 1920 Diameter: 9 1/2in Height: 6in
Category: Indian Baskets - Yokuts
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