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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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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
American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
Lot # 440 - American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
titled in print "Kan-Lack-Quy Tewa 1905," and signed "E. A. Burbank, Polacca, Ariz." Monochrome waist length portrait of an older Native American man; 10" high x 14.5" wide, in original gilt frame; 18.7" high x 23.6" wide.Elbridge Ayer Burbank (1858-1949), born Harvard, IL, particularly known for hi... > Item Details
Makah Baskets,
Lot # 61 - Makah Baskets,
lot of 3. All are wrap twined and have cards that document the collection histories. Includes one mat with some aniline dyed plant fibers that illustrate three birds flying around a dark center, collected in Atlantic City in 1918, diameter 8". PLUS a tiny lidded basket with a simple banded motif c... > 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
Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 589 - Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca. 1890, have charming stylized floral design on the vamp in colors of blue, yellow, green, cobalt, red, and translucent orange -- all outlined in a single row of white beads. A narrow band of red wool cloth and black pinked wool is inserted into seam under cuff, length 11". > Item Details
Classic Books on Archaeology & Ethnology of the Southwest,
Lot # 1 - Classic Books on Archaeology & Ethnology of the Southwest,
lot of seven. Includes Feet, Stephen D. The Cliff Dwellers and Pueblos. Chicago: American Antiquarian, "Prehistoric America" series, Vol. III, 1899. 8vo, illustrated embossed green cloth boards, 398 pp. PLUS Holmes, W.H. "Part I, Introductory: The Lithic Industries", Handbook of Aboriginal American... > Item Details
Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
Lot # 315 - Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
ca 1910, sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, white, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a light blue ground, with two hide ties on each end, 29.5 x 2.25". > Item Details
African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
Lot # 733 - African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
hand-carved from a single piece of softwood and polychrome painted in red and black on white ground. Four drilled holes at rear sides for mounting straps and open mouth for vision while wearing, height 23". Includes a custom-made mounting stand. > Item Details
Catlinite Effigy Pipe with Fish and Squirrel,
Lot # 296 - Catlinite Effigy Pipe with Fish and Squirrel,
two piece figural catlinite pipe and stem. The bowl is in traditional Northern Plains "T" shape with a squirrel seated on branch with an acorn at the other end, 5" long x 3" high. The stem is carved in the form of a fish, possible a carp, 12.7" long, total length 16.9". Bowl shows no use. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 37 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 2. Includes Webb, W.S.and Funkhouser, W.D. "Archaeological Survey of Kentucky." The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology and Archaeology, Univ. of Ky. Vol. II, Sept. 1932. 8vo, original printed heavy paper wraps. AND Webb, W.S. and ... > Item Details
Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
Lot # 218 - Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
ca mid 19th century. Single piece hollowed barrel shaped mortar with wrought iron bands at top and base, 8.5" diameter x 20" high, with a single piece wood double ended (reversible) pestle, 47.25" high with both square and wire nails at ends to help crush grain. Wonderful old weathered and polishe... > 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
Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
Lot # 484 - Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
with colorful thread-sewn floral motif on yoke, front bands, cuffs, and pockets. Long fringes and fat pinked edges add additional western flair; jacket has a mandarin collar and buttons into hand-stitched buttonholes; chest measurement 28". > Item Details
Apache Basketry Tray,
Lot # 82 - Apache Basketry Tray,
is coiled of yucca with a rod foundation and has an all-over floral or star design, 5" high x 19" diameter. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 393 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
ca 1900. McCarty's polychrome style, painted in hues of reddish orange and yellowish red with black accents. Elegant design of interconnecting ovals around shoulder; 11" high x 11.5" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 433 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, handspun wool woven in natural colors of brown and cream against a gray border, with two "squash blossoms" at opposite ends and geometric shape in center, three corner ties; 58" long x 30" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Cow Horn Effigy Spoon,
Lot # 601 - Sioux Cow Horn Effigy Spoon,
terminating in a likeness of a bird and with the handle covered in calico that has been thread-sewn in place, length 10". > Item Details
Tesuque Rain God,
Lot # 134 - Tesuque Rain God,
ca 1916, figure coated in shimery tan slip, holding pot to collect rain; 6.25" high. Great detail on feet! > Item Details
Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
Lot # 426 - Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in natural black, cream, speckled gray, and aniline dyed red with geometric, tumbling block pattern in center and a border of stylized arrows, original corner ties; 58.5" long x 36.5" wide. > Item Details
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