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    Fred Kabotie Painting, ca. 1940

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    Appraised on: July 23, 2011

    Appraised in: Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Appraised by: Bruce Shackelford

    Category: Tribal Arts

    Episode Info: Tulsa, Hour 1 (#1601)

    Originally Aired: January 2, 2012

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    Form: Painting
    Period / Style: 20th Century
    Value Range: $2,500

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)


    Appraised By:

    Bruce Shackelford
    Tribal Arts

    Appraisal Transcript:

    GUEST: I've had it probably between 45 and 50 years. Kept it under the bed.

    APPRAISER: Why did you keep it under the bed?

    GUEST: Snakes.

    APPRAISER: Oh, didn't like the snakes.

    GUEST: No snakes.

    APPRAISER: Okay. Well, he's Fred Kabotie, the Hopi artist. This is a Hopi snake dance, which was not supposed to be depicted, so there are not many pictures of it. If this came up for sale today at an auction, I think it would easily bring $2,500.

    GUEST: Oh, wow.

    APPRAISER: Just in a minute.

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