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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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Stone Clubs,
Lot # 283 - Stone Clubs,
lot of 3, includes on beaded Sioux war club with rawhide- wrapped wood handle with two color blue and white bead wrapping, 14" long; PLUS an ancient American 3/4 grooved stone axe, mounted on a modern wooden handle, 15" long, axe is 4.5" long; AND a bead covered wooden handle from unknown item, 10" ... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 243 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925 with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of dark red, black, yellow, white, and blue. Design on the vamps consists of a "U" with a large cross in the center and with tabs on either side of the motifs. Cuff has a pinked edge and small triangles decorate the edges of the soles, 9" long. > Item Details
Arapahoe Stone Pipe with Wood Stem,
Lot # 511 - Arapahoe Stone Pipe with Wood Stem,
"L" shaped steatite bowl, 2.8" high x 3.4" long with file branded stem, 14.2" long; total length 17.25". Includes old museum card which reads "No.257 Pipe-Gray Stone Bowl, Wood Stem, Arapahoe-Wind River Res. Arapahoe, Wyo. July 1919.". > Item Details
Beaded Necktie and Sash,
Lot # 323 - Beaded Necktie and Sash,
necktie woven with a floral design in colors of blue, red, yellow, and pink against a white ground. "Knot" beaded on soft hide and stuffed with cotton. Beaded neck strap sewn to blue cotton with rawhide piece that attaches to loop on back of "knot", 11.25". Beaded sash is designed with crosses, zigz... > Item Details
Great Lakes Loom Woven Beaded Belts,
Lot # 204 - Great Lakes Loom Woven Beaded Belts,
lot of 4. Includes one in colors of red, yellow, pink, green, and cobalt on a white background with geometric designs and flowers; 31" long x 2" wide; PLUS another of red flowers with green leaves on a white background and trimmed with a medium blue beaded edging, remnants of cream colored silk back... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 391 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
ca 1910-1920. Traditional shape, black and red-on-white slip. Crisp, geometric, terraced pattern alternating between hatched and solid triangles peaking 5 times around jar. Internal rim and lower 1/4 of jar painted red; 9" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Samoan War Club,
Lot # 735 - Samoan War Club,
carved from a single piece of tropical hardwood. A double edged weapon, with one side having a large hook and the other with row of projecting diamond-shaped points. Decorated with punched geometric patterns made with a triangular tool. Nice old polished patina, 36.25" long. > Item Details
Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 236 - Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork and with painted parfleche soles with colors visible on interior of moccasins. Includes a ca. 1885 Northern Teton (probably Hunkpapa) pair with beadwork in colors of brick-red metallic, brick red facetted, blue, purple metallic, orange, and dark green on white backgrou... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 414 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of browns and aniline dyed red. A uniquely elongated shape, possibly a runner, designed with criss-crossed and terraced zigzags and central geometric designs; 133" long x 53" wide. > Item Details
Edward S. Curtis Photogravures of Wichita,
Lot # 451 - Edward S. Curtis Photogravures of Wichita,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "A Wichita" (Plate 653), "Wichita Grass-House" (Plate 654) and "Grass-House Ceremony - Wichita" (Plate 655). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image ... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 12 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 5th Annual Report for 1883-84, publ. 1887, 564 pp. PLUS 10th Annual Report, 1888-89, publ. 1893, 822 pp. PLUS 19th Annual Report, Parts 1 & 2, both publ. 1900, Part 1 is 576 pp., Part 2 h... > Item Details
Hopi Wedding Vase,
Lot # 111 - Hopi Wedding Vase,
salmon colored, wide spout openings, rain cloud depicted on one side and different design on other, signed "B. Monongye, Old Oraibi. Ariz"; 12" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
Lot # 252 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
ca 1885, has sinew-sewn quills in a narrow white stripe on the vamp and along the sole a blue beaded background with triangles and diamonds in cobalt and red. Women covered the plain ankle flaps with decorated leggings, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Navajo Blanket,
Lot # 411 - Navajo Blanket,
ca 1900, handspun wool woven in brown, cream, dyed yellow and red, with parallel serrated bands, original pom-pom-like corner ties; 78.5" long x 51" wide. > Item Details
Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
Lot # 57 - Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
lot of 4. Includes Annual Reports from 1883, 1916 & 1923. All three have archaeological reports on such topics as Mounds in Illinois, Ohio and other States, Mesa Verde, Earthworks in Ohio, and more. Washington (DC): G.P.O. 8vo in embossed green cloth boards. AND Webb, Wm. and DeJarnette, David L. An... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 572 - Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, red, and cobalt on a white ground in a motif of 4 medallions with crosses in the center of each and with the circles separated by long beaded sections filled with a vertical stripe outlined with open triangles. A well-done traditional strip, len... > 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
Plains Indian War Club,
Lot # 544 - Plains Indian War Club,
ca. late 19th century. Bi-pointed quartzite head mounted on rawhide covered wood handle. Blue & red paint, nice old patina; 27" long. > Item Details
Great Lakes Ball Club,
Lot # 667 - Great Lakes Ball Club,
early 20th century, is carved from a single piece of basswood (?), with stamped and pyro geometric decoration. Canoe carved in relief on handle. Opposite ball is an inset chipped flint point. Rich brown polished patina, total length 18.25." > Item Details
Nancy McLaughlin Painting
Lot # 609 - Nancy McLaughlin Painting "When Enemy Medicine is Strong,"
acrylic on masonite. Telling genre painting of the end of the Native American mastery of the Southern Plains. Scene shows two exhausted riders (probably Comanche), one leading the horse of a dead comrade who is draped over horse, setting sun with eerie effects, length 16" x width in modern frame, ... > Item Details
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