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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Navajo Wedding Baskets,
Lot # 381 - Navajo Wedding Baskets,
lot of 2. Both are coiled of aniline dyed and natural sumac and with false braid rims. Each has a tuft of cotton fabric that passes through center of basket. Colors are faded and it is difficult to see the spirit breaks. One is 2.5" high x 13.5" diameter AND other is 4" high x 14.5" diameter. > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Pipe Bag,
Lot # 271 - Plains Cree Beaded Pipe Bag,
early 20th century. Constructed of deer hide throat and fringe with central beaded panels of heavy canvas, decorated on both sides with floral devices in pink, maroon, green, black, purple, and blue seed beads. Throat decorated with pink and gold beads down the right side. total length 36". > Item Details
WPA Western Oil Painting,
Lot # 350 - WPA Western Oil Painting,
anonymous genre painting of a western mill works with coal train pulling into factory, while an American Mill worker/owner bargains with two Mexicans next to their pack mule. Oil on canvas, 14.25" x 26.25", in modern frame, 17" x 29". > Item Details
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Pueblo <i>Heshi</i> Necklaces,
Lot # 156 - Pueblo Heshi Necklaces,
Lot of 2. Includes one turquoise and heshi necklace with silver hook and eye clasp strung on cotton; 30" long; AND one with 3 strands of turquoise baroque discs and heshi strung on cotton; 30" long. > 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
Two Grey Hills Weaving,
Lot # 420 - Two Grey Hills Weaving,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in an unusually elongated shape in natural brown, tan, and cream against a speckled gray ground. Designed with terraced geometric pattern, feathers, and diamonds; 104" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
Lot # 500 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
ca 1900, with sinew-sewn beadwork depicting 4 American flags extending out from triangles and utilizing red, white, blue, and medium green beads on a white background. Other panel in typical Plains geometric pattern in same bead colors plus medium blue and also on a white ground. Craftsperson used... > Item Details
Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
Lot # 563 - Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
ca 1890, is sinew-sewn cow hide, decorated at margins with rolled lane of diamonds of blue, green and red "white heart" beads against a mauve ground. Flap type closure decorated with a panel of "flying bird" and "rain clouds" in dark blue and green beads against mauve. Corners of bag, and closure ... > Item Details
Sioux Child's Dress with Cowrie Shells,
Lot # 482 - Sioux Child's Dress with Cowrie Shells,
is both machine and hand stitched. Dress made from dark olive velveteen with rosy red binding; 29.5" long. Tag reads: "Collected by R. Hubbard at Standing Rock Reservation." > 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
Iroquois Beaded Headdresses,
Lot # 183 - Iroquois Beaded Headdresses,
Lot of 2. Includes one on canvas with a pair of crossed American flags at the front and linear beaded trim continuing down trailers. 20 dyed feathers stand upright from headdress; 35" long; AND another headdress on rawhide, also has flags and identical trim. Both headdresses are backed with fabri... > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 120 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
highly polished with interlocking coil and stepped fretwork design, signed on base "Tonita & Juan" and with tag from "Parker's Indian Trading Post"; 4.5" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Chippewa/Ojibwa Wooden Souvenir Paddles,
Lot # 214 - Chippewa/Ojibwa Wooden Souvenir Paddles,
both with beautiful curvilinear floral and geometric carvings; one paddle is marked "Cross Village" and other "Mich. 1892," each 18" long. > Item Details
Navajo Pictorial Weaving,
Lot # 148 - Navajo Pictorial Weaving,
ca 1960, commercial yarn, tightly woven in black, white, green, and yellow against a gray ground. Designed with two Katsina faces in center, retains original Shiprock Trading Post tag with weaver's name "Sadie Ross", original corner ties; 31.5" long x 23.5" wide. > Item Details
Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
Lot # 211 - Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
with cotton back and beaded floral design on front in colors of blues, greens, and yellows against a white ground. Black cotton belt loop on back, 12" long. > Item Details
Catlinite Pipe with Deer Bone Pipe Stem,
Lot # 294 - Catlinite Pipe with Deer Bone Pipe Stem,
bowl is "L" shaped and well used, 3" long x 2.5" high. Stem is polychrome painted in pink and green, 9.5" long, total length 12.5". Worn unreadable labels on each and inked paper tag "Formerly in the Connecticut Science Museum Collection-deer leg stem-seldom seen-early bowl well used". > Item Details
Native American Beadwork,
Lot # 196 - Native American Beadwork,
lot of 4. Includes one pair of sealskin moccasins with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, blue, and small amount of "salt and pepper" colors worked in an abstract curvilinear design on the beige wool vamps; 9" long; PLUS a doll-sized pair of sealskin(?) moccasins bound with muslin; 3" lon... > Item Details
Early Ohio Antiquarian Books,
Lot # 30 - Early Ohio Antiquarian Books,
lot of four. Includes Atwater, Caleb. The Writings of Caleb Atwater. Columbus: Scott & Wright Printers, 1833. Small 8vo, worn calf boards, 408 pp with 5 maps. PLUS Read, M.C. Archaeology of Ohio . Cleveland: The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1885. 8vo, worn navy cloth boards, 199 pp with all p... > Item Details
Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
Lot # 109 - Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
orange, black, and red on cream decorated with geometric designs and rain birds. Body created with an elegant flaring shape and outturned lip, fired on signature of "Chakoptewa" over a cartouche of a smoking pipe on base; 6" high x 15" diameter. A fine jar, done in the Hopi style, Chakoptewa appare... > Item Details
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