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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Copper Trade Pail,
Lot # 603 - Copper Trade Pail,
with steel bale handle and lid with ring handle. Zinc-lined lid stamped "30", diameter 7"; height 6.5". Most of these trade pails were supplied to the Standing Rock Agency,in North Dakota. Includes a letter from the State Historical Society of North Dakota with copy photo of similar pails in their c... > 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
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
Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
Lot # 677 - Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
ca 1890. Beautiful polychrome wools are twill woven into geometric patterns, length 19" x height 18". > Item Details
Tin Tinkler Grass Dance Necklace,
Lot # 723 - Tin Tinkler Grass Dance Necklace,
has a woven tan, cotton, twill tape from which hang 89 tin cones, each strung on calico or cotton. These fabric ties are hand-stitched and sandwiched between the edges of the tape; calico has been pieced to the ends of the tape and forms the back of the necklace, length 40". > Item Details
2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot # 726 - 2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot of 2. Includes one pair of Crow in colors of yellow, light blue, pink, orange, cobalt, red, tan-orange, orange, and white. Design consists of a small cross centered in a rectangle from which diamonds hang. Diamonds also drop from a cross bar. Number in black ink reads "CC770," length 7". AND a ... > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
Lot # 78 - Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
lot of 6. All are traditional yucca with geometric devil's claw designs; one a small bowl 2" high x 4" diameter; PLUS a bowl 2.5" high x 6" diameter; PLUS a bowl 2.5" high x 10.5" diameter; PLUS an oval bowl 7" long x 2" high; PLUS an oval tray 9.5" long; AND a lidded basket with 4 stylized saguaro... > Item Details
Plains Bow,
Lot # 284 - Plains Bow,
recurved bow with blue painted front, sinew wrapped grip, and sinew bowstring. Museum accession number on back. Length: 38". > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 653 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is elegantly beaded with floral design in colors of blues, greens, amber, mauve, and pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Pouch and straps are fully beaded and have zigzag border on main panel and pink beaded fringe with green cotton tassels at bottom, 39 x 13.5". > Item Details
Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
Lot # 597 - Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
ca. 1890, has a two-piece construction. Engraved with geometric designs, red wash with green or faded blue in engraved areas and ornamented with leather thong wrappings with hanging fringe. A thin piece of sheet lead is mounted to the top near tone slide, length 14". > Item Details
Mills' <i>Archeological Atlas of Ohio</i>,
Lot # 25 - Mills' Archeological Atlas of Ohio,
Mills, William C. Columbus: Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1914. Oversized horizontal folio in illustrated red cloth boards, 8 pp. of text and 88 numbered maps. Limited edition of 500. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
Lot # 127 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
ca 1900-1920. Lightly stone-polished vessel with indented base, round body and elongated neck. Repeated floral or wing design, 7.5" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
Lot # 421 - Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, tan, and aniline dyed red, against a natural cream ground. Designed with three central bent arm Yei figures, corn plants in corners and geometric designs throughout; 66" long x 44" wide. > Item Details
Eskimo Ivory and Bone Kayak Model,
Lot # 331 - Eskimo Ivory and Bone Kayak Model,
depicts a soapstone hunter unaware that a goose is following him. Kayak is decorated in delightful dot pattern, 7.75". > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
Lot # 538 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
has two bands of floral beadwork along the outer edge and in the middle. Bead colors include blue, cobalt, green, red, and white; scabbard ends in fine twisted fringe and has additional fringe near the band; 45" long with fringe. > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 648 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red and black painted front in swirling and triangular designs, written in pencil on back "Modoc." Tips wrapped in sinew, length 49.5" x width 2.5". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
Lot # 469 - Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
circa 1900, all hand sewn with cotton thread. Constructed of panels of black worsted wool, lined with printed cotton ticking, and piping, presumably from flour sacks. The front decorated with beads to create "false" pockets; the rear is decorated with two bull elks outlined in translucent pink bea... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Case and Knife,
Lot # 557 - Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Case and Knife,
ca 1900, has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium blue, cobalt, greasy yellow, red "white hearts," and medium green on a white ground. Design, on front only, consists of long rectangle filled with three crosses and large triangles filled with windows along the curved edge. Across the top four t... > Item Details
Warren King Moorehead's <i>Etowah Papers</i>,
Lot # 22 - Warren King Moorehead's Etowah Papers,
Andover(MA): Dept. of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Yale Univ. Press, 1st edition, 1932. Small 4to in original green cloth boards, 178 pp with all plates and maps including fold out maps. A rare classic of American archaeology by one of America's foremost early archaeologists. > 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
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