Lot 20    

The Stone Age In North America,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
Moorehead, Warren K. Boston & N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1910, two volume set. 8vo in original green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 457 & 417 pp, includes all color and B&W plates. A rare set of books by one of America's most important early archaeologists.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
Corners bent, spine worn slightly at margins, even toning, front hinge of Vol. 2 cracked, still VG.
Est $200 - $300
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Western Apache Basket,
Lot # 361 - Western Apache Basket,
coiled, with devil's claw design of a flower or star in the center bottom and stepped design radiating out from "star" to inverted triangles along the rim. Catalogue card reads: "Apache. Near Roosevelt Dam, Ariz., Sept. 1926."; 2.5" high x 8.5" diameter. > Item Details
Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 461 - Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
lot 2, both albumen; 7.75" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock, 10" x 12", signed and titled in negative, including image entitled "Moqui Indian Village, Arizona" with inked inscription on rear, "Snake Dance of the Moqui's-Aug. 11th 89 Beginning of the Dance;" AND an image entitled "Ng-Nue-Si, Moqui... > 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
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 654 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in blues, greens, reds, and yellows against pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Bag has an elaborate floral pattern with white and yellow zigzag border, mauve beaded loops under straps, matching beaded fringe with red cotton yarn tassels at bottom, 45.5 x 18". > Item Details
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
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
Rabbit Fur Pouch,
Lot # 713 - Rabbit Fur Pouch,
sinew-sewn, with two rows of drops made of red with white heart, white, and blue pony beads, fur tufts on ends, sinew drawstring close, length 8" x width 6.5". > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
Lot # 554 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
ca. 1890, is made of two pieces of sinew-sewn hide with thread-sewn muslin drawstring throat. Painted in red, blue, and yellow with striped rectangular design and thin black outline. Hide fringe around throat, side, and bottom, height 28.5" x width 10.5". > Item Details
Carl Kauba Bronze,
Lot # 611 - Carl Kauba Bronze,
a 30" high statue on marble base of a Northern Plains Native American in full eagle feather bonnet, bone breast plate and fringed jacket and pants. Signed on bronze base "Kauba." Kauba (1865-1922), was born in Vienna. He was a student of Carl Waschmann and Stefan Schwartz and he traveled extensi... > Item Details
Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 665 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
has plain hickory or ash handle with an unadorned metal blade and a remnant of old paper label with illegible inscription. Blade probably older than haft, but patination on both suggests the two have been together for many years, total length 12.5." > Item Details
Potawatomi Loom Beaded Men's Garters,
Lot # 212 - Potawatomi Loom Beaded Men's Garters,
have three large diamonds in colors of red, cobalt, yellow-gold, and turquoise on a rose ground. Garters terminate in elaborate gold and orange wool yarn that is braided near the top and then left to hang free, 10.5 w/o fringe. > Item Details
Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
Lot # 276 - Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
has simple dress with orange and green linear beadwork trim and with three tiny hawk bells on either side of dress. Beaded facial features; horsehair hair caught in a leather thong. Body structure has rectangular cut, 8.75" tall. > Item Details
Oil on Canvas Plains Native American on Horseback,
Lot # 608 - Oil on Canvas Plains Native American on Horseback,
anonymous, probably late 19th century. A somewhat naive but colorful, folksy painting, unframed length 36" x width 20". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
Lot # 128 - Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
lot of 2, both ca 1920, black and red flower design on basket, handle black with red underside, base slipped red; 5.5" high x 7" diameter, AND wedding jar with connecting symmetrical design, painted in bold, thick lines, handle painted in red with white ovals, red dots on rims of spouts; 7.5" high x... > 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
Santee Reservation Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 189 - Santee Reservation Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890 - 1930, with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of iridescent purple, maroon, blue, and pink in a stylized floral motif on the vamps. Enlarged design continues around the cuff; artistic interest is created with a shamrock filled with salt and pepper beadwork, a rare example; 9.5" long. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 240 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, white, and red white heart beads creating lanes with short arms on the vamps. Lanes resemble connected crosses. A lane of cobalt-stepped triangles on a white ground adds interest along the sole. Additional accent beads are pale green and greasy ye... > Item Details
Plains Catlinite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
Lot # 510 - Plains Catlinite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
with raised ribbing on bowl and end of bowl near stem, 3.2" high x 3.75" long with simple carved stem with two flat sides and two round sides, 17" long; total length 20.5". Old museum accession number of "C-606" on underside of bowl in ink. Bowl shows considerable use. > Item Details
Three Early Native American Photographs,
Lot # 339 - Three Early Native American Photographs,
all early silver prints, 5" x 6.75", including two Native American men in front of building, one with nickel law enforcement badge on vest holding a Winchester rifle at side and a revolver tucked in bullet belt, both with broad brimmed hats and Euro American clothing; PLUS two Southern Plains women ... > Item Details
Pomo Basket,
Lot # 630 - Pomo Basket,
ca. 1900. Finely coiled with remnants of woodpecker top-knot feathers and others from an unknown bird. Dark brown parallelograms begin on underside and rotate up toward rim, height 2.25" x diameter 4.75". > Item Details
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