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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Sioux Muslin Doll with Painted and Beaded Hide Face,
Lot # 490 - Sioux Muslin Doll with Painted and Beaded Hide Face,
20th century, wears a traditional leather dress with fringes and sinew-sewn fully beaded yoke in colors of medium blue, greasy yellow, red, and medium green. Buffalo(?) hair ends in braids that are tied with leather. Earrings are red "white-hearts" with a cowrie shell on each. Belt is leather wit... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
Lot # 529 - Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red-orange, cobalt, translucent chartreuse, and greasy yellow on a clear bead background. Designs consist of two large diamonds and stylized crosses terminating in rectangles that divide into "Y"s. Small crosses, black Victorian beaded braid, several large me... > Item Details
Two Acoma Jars,
Lot # 95 - Two Acoma Jars,
includes black on white jar with orange slipped bottom, geometric, possibly butterfly, design, signed "Acoma/ Evauo(?)"; 5.5" high x 7.5" diameter; AND a unique black on white vessel with intricate linear geometric design and corrugations on neck; 8.75" high x 7.5" 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
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 432 - Navajo Saddle Blanket,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in natural colors of browns, cream, speckled gray, and aniline dyed red, with a bold central storm pattern, three of four corner ties; 47" long x 33" wide. > Item Details
Knife with Fish and Water Serpent Lead Inlay,
Lot # 668 - Knife with Fish and Water Serpent Lead Inlay,
wonderful 19th century trade knife with unmarked 4.75" single-edged steel blade and two-piece ash or oak handle attached with 3 brass rivets. Handle has Native American lead inlay on each face, top and bottom edges and pommel. Left face has wonderful tapering snake with extended tongue and one rive... > Item Details
Western Apache Olla,
Lot # 358 - Western Apache Olla,
late 19th early 20th centuries. A fine woven willow storage jar with devil’s claw designs consisting of 18 human figures, 9 dogs, and numerous diamonds rising vertically on the walls of the olla. Rim is wrapped with devil's claw; 11" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 576 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with fine porcupine quillwork in colors of aniline dyed red, purple, and yellow forming broad stripes broken by stepped triangles on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in a design of small triangles along the soles in colors of red, green, cobalt, and yellow on a white background. Color combina... > Item Details
Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
Lot # 337 - Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
lot of 2. Includes one 8x10 image of Nampeyo, label states: "Nampeyo Shapes and Smoothes the Bowl. Nampeyo is the most famous of Hopi potters. Her pottery is decorated by her artist husband, Leus" AND an 8x10 image "Hopi Village Street showing burros, pigs and a chicken. The Hopi man is just rea... > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 434 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in all natural colors of gray, browns, and cream with a beautifully understated serrated diamond design, three corner ties; 59.5" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
Lot # 273 - Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
ca 1900, thread-sewn hide with beaded front in colors of blue, greasy yellow, and red with white hearts against a white ground. Designed with geometric shapes and yellow beaded edging. Hide loop on back. Length: 6". Knife with single-edged forged steel, "BEPTRAM(?) Co" stamped on blade. Mounted in w... > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
Lot # 416 - Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
ca 1926, tightly handspun wool woven in both natural and commercial dyed yarns, decorated with eight beautifully outlined figures with multicolored necks and framed by a border of feathers. Included is a museum tag describing the "Ya-be-chai Dance"; 90.5" long x 40" wide. > Item Details
Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
Lot # 219 - Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
probably northern Cheyenne, pre 1875, with"L" shape black soapstone 1.8" long x 1.8" high with plain wood stem, 16" long, total length 16.6". Stem has inked accession number "GC97B". Shows considerable use. > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Figural Basket,
Lot # 376 - Tohono O'odham Figural Basket,
made of coiled willow with two rows of devil's claw figures; 6" high x 10.25" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 571 - Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1885, sinew-sewn and designed with linear geometric devices alternating with medallions in colors of blue and red with white heart against a white ground. Centers of medallions sewn with red wool thread. Three hooks on front, one on back, length: 54". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Purses PLUS,
Lot # 179 - Iroquois Beaded Purses PLUS,
lavishly decorated in floral motif using opposite colors of purple and orange with pink, metallic, blue, and yellow highlights, lime green inner lining; 7" high x 6.5" wide; PLUS miniature purse with flower on back and hook clasp; 2" high x 3" wide; AND pink pin cushion with new hook clasp, "1898" i... > Item Details
Northwest Coast Beaded Wall Pocket,
Lot # 63 - Northwest Coast Beaded Wall Pocket,
constructed of sealskin and red wool with a small blue gingham interior. Beadwork in abstract flower and leaf motifs in colors of cobalt, green, white, translucent, yellow, and medium blue. Entire pouch bound in black fabric and edged in white beads, 12.5" high x 8.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 248 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, probably Oglala, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of pale green, light blue, cobalt, translucent yellow, and red "white-hearts". Design on the vamps consists of a checked pattern; a white lane with triangles outlines the soles, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 389 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange-on-cream slip with indented base, body decorated with bold geometric and stylized rainbird motif; 11" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Bannock Beaded Watch Case,
Lot # 628 - Bannock Beaded Watch Case,
thread-sewn hide decorated in reds, blues, and white with pink border, abstract star or flower design in center, with hide tie closure, height 4.5" x 4" diameter. > Item Details
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