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Casas Grandes, a Classic of SW Archaeology, & Snaketown
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 4. Includes DiPeso, Charles C. Flagstaff (AZ): Northland Press, 1974 [first ed.]. Three vols., folio, black and gray illustrated cloth boards with gilt spine markings, 1104 pp. Includes all maps, fold-outs photographs, etc. A truly lavish publication on SW archaeology; AND Gladwin, Harold S. et al. Excavations At Snaketown Material Culture. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 1965 reprint for the Arizona State Museum. Small folio in tan cloth boards, includes all plates and maps.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Set Near Mint; 2nd with very slight shelf wear, else VG+.
Est $300 - $400
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Hopi  Basket and Plaque,
Lot # 85 - Hopi Basket and Plaque,
lot of 2. Includes a coiled basket of natural and aniline dyed yucca in designs of 4 triangles along base and 4 near rim. All triangles are situated between black bars; basket retains one handle and remnants of a second. Museum catalogue card reads: "Hopi 2nd Mesa Shipauiluvi, Ariz. Aug. 1916," 5"... > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe & Carved Wood Stem,
Lot # 508 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe & Carved Wood Stem,
bowl with three inlayed lead decorations, including an apple near stem, traditional Northern Plains "T" shape; 3.75" high x 7" long. Carved hardwood stem with relief deer heads at front and rear on top and lizard in center, pyro dots and bars, also on top, nice old patina; total length 25" with bow... > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 263 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1915, possibly buffalo, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, pale blue, red, cobalt, and accents of yellow, and white. Vamp design consists of large "U" filled with a cross and with a tab on either side and with small triangles in the borders along the soles, 10.25". > Item Details
Lot of Three Plains Catlinite Pipes,
Lot # 288 - Lot of Three Plains Catlinite Pipes,
all in traditional "T" shape, including one that is 3.6" high x 7" long, showing use; PLUS 2.25" high x 4.8" long, also showing use and with short non-traditional wood stem; AND 2.5" high x 4.8" long, showing some use. > Item Details
Prairie Breechcloth,
Lot # 226 - Prairie Breechcloth,
probably Oto, is made of deep navy wool with multicolored selvage and beaded in colors of green, pink, blue, orange, red, and taupe crystal--all curvilinear designs are outlined with two lanes of white beads. Breechcloth edges are bound, one with deep magenta ribbon and other with purple, 15" long ... > 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
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
Pima Tray,
Lot # 371 - Pima Tray,
made of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of four sets of stepped rectangles. Center is also of devil's claw; 5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Blackfeet Rawhide Rattle,
Lot # 318 - Blackfeet Rawhide Rattle,
over a wooden stick is hand- stitched and has small stones(?) inside, 10" long. > 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
Sioux Buffalo Horn Cup,
Lot # 306 - Sioux Buffalo Horn Cup,
ca 1900, 8.5" long polished horn with open end decorated with leather band with fringe and beadwork, also with hanging tin cones with horsehair and quillwork. The top edge had blue calico cotton fabric attached. Horns such as these were used in various Lakota ceremonies to "feed" honored guests con... > Item Details
Ojibwa Men's Beaded Velveteen Leggings,
Lot # 684 - Ojibwa Men's Beaded Velveteen Leggings,
ca 1890. Elaborate floral pattern wraps around the lower edge. Bead colors are in shades of pinks and reds, blues, greens, yellows -- all connected with opalescent clear bead stems. Metal sequins outline florals and stems creating a "starry" effect on the black. Leggings are bound in blue ribbon a... > Item Details
<i>Birdstones of the North American Indians</i>,
Lot # 19 - Birdstones of the North American Indians,
Townsend, Earl C., Jr. Indianapolis: privately printed, 1959. 4to, illustrated paperboards, 719 pp. With presentation inscription by the author to Dr. Kent D. Vickery. A monumental and exhaustive work on this subject with 297 photographic plates illustrating thousands of different birdstones. > Item Details
Hubbell Trading Post Token,
Lot # 159 - Hubbell Trading Post Token,
silver colored metal with inscriptions. One side reads, "J. L. Hubbell 4033 Ganado, Arizona," on reverse: "Good For $1.00 in Merchandise." The post probably used tokens of this type between 1900 and 1920, octagon shape; 1.5" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Child's Blanket,
Lot # 410 - Navajo Child's Blanket,
circa 1890, soft handspun wool woven in bright Germantown colors of blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, and white against a red ground. Jagged diamonds and zigzags create the pattern of blanket, original corner ties; 53" long x 34" wide. > Item Details
Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
Lot # 734 - Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
two-piece hand-carved African hardwood. Either New Kingdom Dynastic Period or Ptolemaic Period. Undoubtedly tomb furniture. Length: 8"; width: 2.5"; height: 8.5". > Item Details
Laguna Polychrome Jar Made by a Berdache,
Lot # 382 - Laguna Polychrome Jar Made by a Berdache,
ca 1890-1900. Typical Laguna shape, with concave base, but with Zuni motifs and design layout painted in black and red on white. Body and neck elegantly decorated with stylized images of rain birds, base and internal portion of neck painted red; 12.5" high x 13.5" diameter. This vessel was almost c... > Item Details
Sioux Hair Drop,
Lot # 692 - Sioux Hair Drop,
created from a length of yellow aniline-dyed horsehair topped with band of plaited aniline-dyed porcupine quills. The top piece is embellished with a delicate blue bead edging and with red leather wrapped quill tassels, length 25". > Item Details
Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 312 - Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes rope of braided leather. Length: 115". AND a wooden hair ornament wrapped with aniline-dyed porcupine quills in red and yellow. Same quills and tin cones stuffed with feathers decorate a large leather bow. Length: 8". > Item Details
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