Lot 18    

Banner-Stones of the North American Indian,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
signed by the author. Knoblock, Bryon W. Quincy (IL): published by author, 1965. 4to in green cloth with embossed gilt cover, third binding, 596 pp. Includes all plates, maps, etc. The "Bible" of American Indian banner stones, a classic in North American Archaeology.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Slight fading of spine and slight shelf wear, VG+.
Est $600 - $1000
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Oil on Canvas in the Manner of Couse,
Lot # 442 - Oil on Canvas in the Manner of Couse,
unsigned portrait of a young male Native American inside a Pueblo building cooking in hearth with polychrome storage vessels and a corn-filled basket; 48" x 33.5" in modern frame, 54.5" x 39.5". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
Lot # 123 - San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
with feather design on one half and geometric design on the other, bottom signed "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso/ Pueblo"; 5" long x .75" high x 3.5" wide. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 657 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in colors of green, pink, orange, and blues against a white ground and black velveteen. Beaded straps are woven with complicated geometric pattern, pouch with symmetrical floral design and white zigzag border. Blue beaded fringe has red and yellow yarn tassels at bottom, 41" x 13.75". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 582 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900. Each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, orange, cobalt, and white in a design of large triangles separated by a lane of small triangles forming a zigzag pattern on the vamps. Same pattern decorates the area along the soles, length 9.5". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Bags and Whimsies,
Lot # 178 - Iroquois Beaded Bags and Whimsies,
lot of 6. Includes heart-shaped hanging with "1910" written in beads; 6" high x 5" wide; PLUS pouch with green strap and beading on both sides; 3.5" high x 3.5" wide; PLUS pouch with two false panels, lovely floral design; 5.5" high x 5.5" wide; PLUS small purse with fastening lid; 3.5" high x 4" w... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 578 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900 have sinew-sewn(?) beadwork in colors of cobalt, green, and red on white background in bold geometric design of triangles and diamonds on the vamp and along the soles. Cuffs are bound in red wool and back of heel and front tabs have beaded tassels, length 11". > Item Details
Quinault Lidded Basket,
Lot # 706 - Quinault Lidded Basket,
is twined with a pleasing design of open stitches over thin, narrow slats. Design repeats on lid and has concentric openwork pattern with a checked motif in center; weaving is complex. Catalogue card reads: "Quinauldt, Hoquiam, Wash. Feb. 1921." Height 4.5" x diameter 6.5". > Item Details
Micmac Beaded Bag,
Lot # 695 - Micmac Beaded Bag,
ca 1870. Designed in colors of white, pink, green, and red, main panels of black velveteen with internal floral lining. Satin tape handle with matching outer border, delicate beadwork accentuates bag shape, length 5.5 x width 5.5". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 146 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1910, tightly handspun wool woven in indigo, vegetal yellow, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Designed with three large red lightning bolts, alternating indigo and yellow stripes inside; 72" long x 52" wide. > Item Details
Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
Lot # 68 - Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
lot of 3. Includes two Pima woven baskets -- one a bowl and other a "tumbler" -- both of willow with devil's claw fret motifs encircling the baskets and with rims of the same material. One is a bowl, 2" high x 9" diameter; PLUS the tumbler, 4.5" high x 4.5" diameter; AND a Hopi coiled yucca plaque... > Item Details
Navajo and Mexican  Weavings,
Lot # 145 - Navajo and Mexican Weavings,
lot of 2, one of tightly handspun wool woven in natural colors of brown, tan, cream, and aniline dyed red with storm design; 40" long x 28" wide. AND a soft, tightly woven commercial wool in red, black, cream, and gray blue, banded design with cotton ties on edges; 42.5" long x 26" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
Northwest Coast Beaded Wall Pocket,
Lot # 63 - Northwest Coast Beaded Wall Pocket,
constructed of sealskin and red wool with a small blue gingham interior. Beadwork in abstract flower and leaf motifs in colors of cobalt, green, white, translucent, yellow, and medium blue. Entire pouch bound in black fabric and edged in white beads, 12.5" high x 8.5" wide. > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Illinois & Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 32 - Four Classic Books on Illinois & Midwestern Archaeology,
including Baker, Frank C., Griffin, James B., Morgan, Richard G., Neumann, Geo. K. and Taylor, Jay L.B. Contributions to the Archaeology of the Illinois River Valley. Philadelphia: Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New series Vol. XXXII, Part I, Nov. 1941. 4to, rebound in red cloth... > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
Lot # 227 - Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
type of knife commonly used by Eastern Woodlands Native Americans for every day work, called "Bikelagenigans" from work "bika" meaning a bend or crook. Scroll carved wood handle with nice patina, handle section wrapped in leather thong, 3.25" single edged steel blade, total length 9.2", mid to late... > Item Details
Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
Lot # 34 - Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
including Willey, Gordon R. The Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 113, 1949. 8vo in original printed paper wraps, 599 pp with all plates, maps and fold outs, originally ex lib. Dr. David Barris and signed on front cover by same. PLUS M... > Item Details
Horse Tooth Beaded Necklace,
Lot # 727 - Horse Tooth Beaded Necklace,
twenty-one horse incisors with green wash, with green and blue glass bead spacers, strung on leather, length 16" hanging as worn. > Item Details
Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
Lot # 632 - Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
is globular in shape with design of 3 "lightning rods" in red and black on walls and 3 projectile points on underside, height 5" x diameter 8.5". > Item Details
Makah Baskets,
Lot # 61 - Makah Baskets,
lot of 3. All are wrap twined and have cards that document the collection histories. Includes one mat with some aniline dyed plant fibers that illustrate three birds flying around a dark center, collected in Atlantic City in 1918, diameter 8". PLUS a tiny lidded basket with a simple banded motif c... > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 98 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
20th-century. Black and red on white slip, decorated with a pair of beautiful stylized birds and terraced geometric patterns beneath the spouts, corrugated handle; 9" high x 7.5" diameter. > Item Details
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