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
      Ask a Question

All Images

don't miss

an opportunity to bid. You can't win if you're not in.

sign up to bid

what's it worth?

ask the experts

sell your item

start selling
Sioux Triangular Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag,
Lot # 269 - Sioux Triangular Beaded Hide Tobacco Bag,
ca 1890, rare, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, blue, red, white, green, greasy yellow, turquoise, translucent chartreuse, pink, and tan-orange in an overall pattern of stylized flowers and leaves. Wrapped beadwork edging in all the colors and with a tie near the neck and tassel at the ... > Item Details
Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
Lot # 351 - Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
pen and ink drawing entitled, "Indian Dugout-Alaska," of two Alaskan Native Americans paddling a dugout canoe with figural carved prowl, shoreline visible through mists in background, signed in lower left and dated 1912. Probably Robert P. Mellen, listed in "Who Was Who in American Art." Matted an... > Item Details
Zuni Polychrome Bowl,
Lot # 386 - Zuni Polychrome Bowl,
red and black-on-white. Inside decorated with hatched cross, outside with geometric pattern, possibly rain birds. Black bottom, 3.5" high x 8.75" diameter. > Item Details
Bannock Polychrome Parfleche,
Lot # 626 - Bannock Polychrome Parfleche,
painted in green, red, and yellow with nested diamond design. Leather ties and separate rectangular rawhide with holes for ties, length 28" x width 13.5". > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
Lot # 507 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
traditional "T" shaped bowl with flat base for resting, paired raised annual rings approx. 1" from each end and bowl; 4" high x 7.5" long. Carved effigy hardwood stem with an otter and other geometric chip carving, all highlighted with pyro highlights, 19" long; total length 26.6". Wonderful old p... > Item Details
Yokuts Coiled Basket,
Lot # 642 - Yokuts Coiled Basket,
is globular in shape and is finely coiled and decorated with a dark brown fiber in three stepped bands on walls, height 7.5" x diameter 13.5". > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier  Bag,
Lot # 659 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
has wonderful contrasting colors and beadwork with simple floral design in blues, reds, and greens against a chalky white ground. Fringe consists of beaded geometric designs, red and blue tube beads and tufts of mauve cotton yarn, 42 x 15". Pictured in Who's Who in Indian Relics No. 8. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 289 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
appears to be an early piece (19th century) with file marks still visible in places, nice old patina, heavy use, traditional "T" shape, and 8.85" long x 5" high. > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 69 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of a 3-pointed flower joined by parallel bands. Large center and braided rim are also of devil's claw, 2.5" high x 14" diameter. > 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
Beaded Moose Hide Jacket,
Lot # 681 - Beaded Moose Hide Jacket,
Great Lakes Cree, ca 1890. Has bold floral motif in brilliant crayon box colors. Beadwork decorates the borders of the front, the pockets, the cuffs, and the back yoke. Fat fringes and pinking add interest. Coat is mostly hand-stitched; beadwork is sinew-sewn, 46" chest. > Item Details
Pima Basket,
Lot # 372 - Pima Basket,
finely woven willow bowl with devil's claw designs of large and small stepped rectangles placed on a line and radiating out from center of basket, and with a braided rim; 3" high x 12" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
Lot # 421 - Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, tan, and aniline dyed red, against a natural cream ground. Designed with three central bent arm Yei figures, corn plants in corners and geometric designs throughout; 66" long x 44" wide. > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
Lot # 348 - WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
depicts three bands of Acoma geometric pottery similar to those published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
Navajo Eye Dazzler Weaving,
Lot # 430 - Navajo Eye Dazzler Weaving,
ca 1930's, tightly handspun wool woven with rich colors of cream, gray, black, and aniline dyed red, serrated diamond pattern, original corner ties; 82" long x 54.5" wide. > 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
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Iroquois Cornhusk Doll,
Lot # 192 - Iroquois Cornhusk Doll,
has traditional clothing consisting of calico smock, beaded black velvet headband, skirt, and leggings and beaded soft-hide moccasins. Painted features on cornhusk; 9.5" tall. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Tipi Bag,
Lot # 466 - Sioux Beaded Tipi Bag,
ca 1880, constructed of sinew and thread-sewn buckskin, decorated with lanes of red "white heart" seed beads alternating with green with blue borders, tufts of red wool in centers of green sections. Sides of bag designed with nested rectangles alternating between red and greasy yellow, and blue, whi... > Item Details
Five Plains Beaded Items,
Lot # 721 - Five Plains Beaded Items,
includes one napkin ring of blue and white loomed beads on birch-bark frame, diameter 1.5". PLUS one small beaded pouch hanging from a loomed strap, length 2.25". PLUS one loom beaded headband with porcupine quilled rosette attached to band with a trade bead, length 23". PLUS a loom beaded belt with... > Item Details
ITEMS 1-20 of 20
SKIP TO PAGE: