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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Half Stereoview Card of
Lot # 344 - Half Stereoview Card of "Sioux Chiefs",
albumen studio photograph of three Northern Plains Sioux in traditional dress seated on a fallen log with painted canvas backdrop, titled along bottom margin as above, with imprint of J.H. Hamilton, Sioux City, Iowa. > Item Details
Sioux Bible, Plus.
Lot # 54 - Sioux Bible, Plus.
Anonymous. Katolik Anamie-Masinaigan Wetchipwewissing, 24mo in worn and faded green cloth boards with embossed cross on each, printed floral pastedown and end papers. Published by Benziger Brothers, N.Y., Cincinnati and Chicago, n.d. Illustrated, 322 pp; AND an ink 2 page Ms letter in Siouan langu... > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
Lot # 551 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
is painted in primary colors of red, blue, and yellow with accents of green and with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old blue wool that is laced onto bag with sinew. Flap consists of two triangles; each ties with a leather thong. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 10.... > Item Details
Santa Clara Red Ware Jar,
Lot # 101 - Santa Clara Red Ware Jar,
carved and burnished with snow and rain cloud design, old museum tag "Sophie, Santa Clara, Indian Pottery, New Mexico"; 3.5" high x 4" diameter. > Item Details
Beaded Headbands,
Lot # 719 - Beaded Headbands,
lot of 3. Iincludes oe with a rose design and pink ribbon on ends, length 20.25". PLUS another with stylized orange flowers and thread tassels on ends, length 22". AND a third band woven with stylized flowers and sewn to strip of canvas, large central flower sewn to center of band made of cut and dy... > Item Details
Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
Lot # 627 - Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
have identical abstract floral motifs in colors of dark green, purple, cobalt, red, white, tan-orange, and clear yellow. Fringe extends from cuff, length 11". > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 645 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with faded red and black geometric design on front, original sinew string, length 45.75" x width 2.75". > Item Details
Southwestern  Polychrome Bowls,
Lot # 116 - Southwestern Polychrome Bowls,
including 2 Hopi bowls with simple geometric designs; 2" high x 4" diameter and 2.5" high x 4" diameter; AND a hemispheric Acoma bowl with interior bird design, triangular corrugations around rim. "Acoma, NM" written on bottom; 5" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
Lot # 416 - Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
ca 1926, tightly handspun wool woven in both natural and commercial dyed yarns, decorated with eight beautifully outlined figures with multicolored necks and framed by a border of feathers. Included is a museum tag describing the "Ya-be-chai Dance"; 90.5" long x 40" wide. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures,
Lot # 445 - Edward Curtis Photogravures,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Cheyenne Sun-Dance Lodge" (Plate 660), "Woisth - Cheyenne Woman" (Plate 669), "John Quapaw (Hunka Wakunta) - Quapaw" (Plate 681) and "A Comanche Mother" (Plate 685). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from cop... > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
Lot # 348 - WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
depicts three bands of Acoma geometric pottery similar to those published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
Early Cradleboard,
Lot # 488 - Early Cradleboard,
ca. 1890. Made of four pieces of unpainted pine fastened together with leather ties. Holes drilled along sides of backboard and head support, bottom decorated with brass thumbtacks; 33" high x 10" wide. > Item Details
Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
Lot # 464 - Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
ca 1885, with bold central design of pronged motifs extending from a green diamond that has a red window with a greasy yellow center. Broad red stripes alternating with greasy yellow stripes frame the diamond. Cobalt triangles point inward to stripes and stand out against the white ground. Flap a... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Watch Case,
Lot # 151 - Sioux Beaded Watch Case,
thread-sewn hide, attractively beaded on both sides in multicolor with greasy yellow border, closing flap, three-holed belt loop; 4.5" long x 2.5" wide. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Miniature Jar,
Lot # 122 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Miniature Jar,
with stepped fretwork design on shoulder, signed on base "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso/ Pueblo"; 2" high x 2.75" diameter. Adorable little vessel! > Item Details
Western Apache Olla with Human Figures,
Lot # 359 - Western Apache Olla with Human Figures,
of coiled willow with 10 human figures and 5 crosses woven of devil's claw and with a wrapped rim of the same material; 7.5" high x 7.5" diameter. > Item Details
Lot # 449 - "A Cheyenne Maiden" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 667 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Chromolithograph of Indian Weavers by Couse,
Lot # 355 - Chromolithograph of Indian Weavers by Couse,
signed and dated in print 1909 on heavy card stock, in period wood frame, 15.5 x 20", 19 x 23.5" overall. > Item Details
Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 644 - Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with orange and black triangular geometric patterns and spade design at tips, back undecorated, length 50.75" x width 3.25". Included is a ribbon awarding this bow "Second Premium" at the "American Indian Exposition, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1959". After the Modoc War in 1873 ma... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 498 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1900. All sinew sewn. Throat and sides decorated with lanes of geometric devices in translucent red, dark and light blue seed beads against a white ground. Main panel decorated with typical geometric devices of red, light and dark blue, and orange beads against a white ground. Several of the ... > Item Details
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