Fred Kabotie Painting, ca. 1940
Appraised Value: $2,500
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Appraisal Video: (0:30)
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?
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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