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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Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 235 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of white, green, and black in a striped motif that forms a long tab on the vamps; tongues have a pinked edge and cuffs are bound in a red cotton, 10.5" long. An atypical pair of mocassins, given that the tops are a Dakota style. The tapering beadwork is typical of... > Item Details
Acoma and Isleta Ceramics,
Lot # 93 - Acoma and Isleta Ceramics,
lot of 2. First, black on white Acoma vessel with simple geometric design, restricted opening, two strap handles; 4" high x 7" diameter. Second, Isleta black and red on white bowl, band of hatched geometric patterns on top, lower half has an organic design, inside painted red; 4.5" high x 8.25" diam... > Item Details
Great Lakes Tobacco Cutting Board,
Lot # 660 - Great Lakes Tobacco Cutting Board,
probably Chippewa, late 19th century. Palmate section of cut moose antler has border outlined with brass trade tacks. Deeply engraved figure of a deer is visible in upper left. Hanging strap of blue calico is tied to one corner. Board exhibits heavy wear and nice patina, 10" long x 11.5" wide. A... > Item Details
Four Native American Baskets,
Lot # 198 - Four Native American Baskets,
includes an oval Micmac quilled lidded box with natural quill work and maple leaves on lid, birch bark base; 4.75" long x 2.25" high x 3" wide; PLUS a round lidded basket in sea grass; 2.5" high x 5" diameter; PLUS another sea grass lidded box; 2.5" high x 4.75" diameter; AND a pine cone and coiled ... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 244 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, red, cobalt, greasy yellow, white, and crystal clear. Design on vamps consists of a large rectangle filled with small rectangles and with two short rectangular tabs on either side of large one. Small stepped triangles decorate soles and ... > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
Lot # 594 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
ca 1895, with fringe and a tie at the top and with aniline dyed porcupine quills in colors of red, purple, and yellow worked in narrow stripes with pictures of Indians above the bands. Beadwork in a pattern of running triangles in colors of cobalt, translucent rose, and red on a white ground also e... > Item Details
Pair of Navajo Dolls,
Lot # 153 - Pair of Navajo Dolls,
ca 1920's. Hand made man and woman, with embroidered facial details, trade bead necklace and decorations; fabrics include velvet, muslin, and calico; each 7.5" high. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
Lot # 450 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Henry - Wichita" (Plate 656), "Walter Ross - Wichita" (Plate 657), "Water Rite Purification, Cheyenne Animal Dance" (Plate 662) and "At the Pool, Animal Dance - Cheyenne" (Plate 663). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures... > Item Details
Kiowa Belt,  Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
Lot # 566 - Kiowa Belt, Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
finely beaded on the pouch and awl case in colors of sage, orange, yellow, pink, cobalt, blue, red, and turquoise. Pouch and awl case decorated with a tight fringe of copper cones and with long, metal tubular beads (one set on pouch is detached, but present). Drop with rectangular German silver pl... > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
Lot # 48 - B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
lot of 8, all 12mo in green cloth boards (except No. 129 in green paper wraps), G.P.O. Washington D.C., including the following nos. 37 (3), 66 (2), 76, 129, & 182. Titled, dates and authors in the above order include Antiquities of Central and Southeastern Missouri, 1910 by G. Fowke (with maps); P... > Item Details
Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
Lot # 635 - Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
has twined geometric motifs in overlay techniques, which cannot be seen on the inside, height 3.5" x diameter 6.5". > Item Details
Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 460 - Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
lot of 2, both untitled albumen; 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock; 10" x 12", including one signed and titled in negative, and with blind stamp on cardstock mount, entitled "The Navajo Church 'Tseh-O-Ve' of the Navaho's old land mark near ????, N.M.," image showing a dismounted white man lea... > Item Details
Great Lakes/Eastern Woodlands Hide Shoulder Bag,
Lot # 194 - Great Lakes/Eastern Woodlands Hide Shoulder Bag,
20th century, with beaded floral design in colors of blue, rose, green, yellow, and dark green on a red wool ground. Shoulder strap and flap are embellished with "old trade-style" silver brooches, several decorated with tiny hearts. Well-cut fringe decorates flap and outer edge of bag; 9.5" high ex... > Item Details
Five Plains Beaded Items,
Lot # 721 - Five Plains Beaded Items,
includes one napkin ring of blue and white loomed beads on birch-bark frame, diameter 1.5". PLUS one small beaded pouch hanging from a loomed strap, length 2.25". PLUS one loom beaded headband with porcupine quilled rosette attached to band with a trade bead, length 23". PLUS a loom beaded belt with... > Item Details
Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 367 - Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
thread-sewn hide in colors of white, blues, green, and red. One side with central design of stacked rectangles in diamond shape surrounded by a decorated circle with white border; opposite with large diamond formed by stacked rectangles with pale blue border. Beautiful long beaded fringe at bottom, ... > Item Details
Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
Lot # 338 - Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
7 x 13.5" image presents an insight into Indian arts and crafts in 1919. Photograph is of an exhibit of David Aaron embroideries held at the "Museum of Natural History" in New York. The show features embroidery motifs that have been adapted from Indian pottery and basketry designs; the artifacts a... > Item Details
Western Apache Tray,
Lot # 360 - Western Apache Tray,
coiled of willow with devil's claw motifs of 12 crosses placed in curved triangles. Checked diamond motifs further embellish this large tray with a devil's claw wrapped rim; 4" high x 16.5" diameter. > Item Details
Beaded Bands,
Lot # 307 - Beaded Bands,
lot of 2. Includes one Ojibwa flap for a bandolier bag, ca 1885, with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of pink, red, and dark red with white, crystal, blue, and medium green in a curvilinear floral design on black wool. Striped calico backs the strip that is bound with a blue silk ribbon, 11" long. ... > Item Details
Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
Lot # 718 - Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
lot of 4. Includes a carved catlinite hatchet with engraved floral, cross and profiled head of a Native American wearing feathered bonnet, length 7". AND three very weathered buffalo horns. > Item Details
Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
Lot # 42 - Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
lot of 3. Includes Schabisch, Max. Archaeology of Delaware River Valley. Harrisburg: Penn. Historical Commission, 1930. Vol. 1, 8vo in blue cloth with gilt embossed lettering, 181 pp, with all maps and illustrations; PLUS Willoughby, Charles C. Antiquities of the New England Indians... Cambridge: Pe... > Item Details
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