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Bandelier, A.F. Investigations Among the Indians of the Southwestern
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
United States, Carried on Mainly in the Years From 1880 to 1885. Parts I and II. Papers of the Archaeological Institute of America, American series III. Cambridge: John Wilson & Son Univ. Press, 1890 & 1892. 8vo, both parts bound as one in green cloth boards with detached original printed paper boards included, 591 pp including all plates and maps. Rare early reports on American SW archaeology.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
As above with margins slightly trimmed when rebound, else VG.
Est $150 - $200
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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
Western Great Lakes Beaded Buckskin Jacket,
Lot # 195 - Western Great Lakes Beaded Buckskin Jacket,
has a stylized floral motif in colors of orange, green cobalt, yellow, mahogany, and turquoise on the bands, cuffs, and yoke. Fat pinked edges on bands, cuffs, pockets, collar, and lower edge; lengthy fringe trims armholes, yoke, and under sleeve. Jacket closes with small brass buttons with eagles... > Item Details
Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 305 - Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes a hatband of natural and dark horsehair with a loop ornament closure and tassels, 24" long; AND a hair ornament constructed of a bone pin covered with elaborate braiding from which hangs a braided a braided heart surrounding a clover. Three tassels complete this delightful hair o... > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 648 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red and black painted front in swirling and triangular designs, written in pencil on back "Modoc." Tips wrapped in sinew, length 49.5" x width 2.5". > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Carved and Decorated Wood Stem,
Lot # 504 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Carved and Decorated Wood Stem,
pipe bowl with inlaid lead geometric decoration; 6.3" long x 3.25" high. The 24.5" long wood stem has spiral carved stem having alternating red wash and natural color with file branded decoration at peaks of spiral carving. > Item Details
Acoma Jar,
Lot # 97 - Acoma Jar,
black and red on white slip. Two double-headed birds painted on opposite panels separated by stepped geometric design. Interior rim painted red with black lip, signed on bottom; height 5.25" high x diameter 8". > 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
Plateau Beaded Hide Gauntlets,
Lot # 534 - Plateau Beaded Hide Gauntlets,
ca 1900, decorated with pink, green, blue, and greasy yellow seed beads against a white ground. Elegant floral and heart design on cuff with flower on back of hand. Fringe on outer cuff edge, red and black polka dot lining; 12" long. > Item Details
Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
Lot # 58 - Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
twined of spruce root has "Alaska" woven in green fiber and has two cream bands bordering top and bottom. Basket was probably originally a cup; remnants of handle remain on side, 3.5" high x 3.5" diameter. > Item Details
Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
Lot # 298 - Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
is well carved with stylized mane, 6" long. > Item Details
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 143 - Navajo Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930s, handspun wool woven in natural brown, speckled gray, and dyed red against a natural cream ground, with stacked diamond design, original corner ties; 46.5" long x 28" wide. > Item Details
Iroquois Whimsies,
Lot # 174 - Iroquois Whimsies,
lot of 5, all in colors of pearl opalescence, green, red, blue, gray, and amber colored beads. Includes, two spade-shaped wall hangings, first heavily beaded, designed with flower on velveteen, tassels on bottom, braded bead loop for hanging; 6" high x 6" wide; PLUS with bird on branch, tassels on b... > Item Details
Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
Lot # 525 - Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
lot of 2. Includes a roach spreader constructed of a parfleche base with two upright pheasant feathers set in metal bases created from a "Mennen Borated Baby Talcum" tin can. A hollow bone, unattached to base, would also support a feather. Tin holders are wired to keep talcum tin supports upright. F... > Item Details
Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
Lot # 68 - Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
lot of 3. Includes two Pima woven baskets -- one a bowl and other a "tumbler" -- both of willow with devil's claw fret motifs encircling the baskets and with rims of the same material. One is a bowl, 2" high x 9" diameter; PLUS the tumbler, 4.5" high x 4.5" diameter; AND a Hopi coiled yucca plaque... > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > 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
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
<i>The Stone Age In North America<i>,
Lot # 20 - The Stone Age In North America,
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. > Item Details
Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
Lot # 42 - Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
lot of 3. Includes Schabisch, Max. Archaeology of Delaware River Valley. Harrisburg: Penn. Historical Commission, 1930. Vol. 1, 8vo in blue cloth with gilt embossed lettering, 181 pp, with all maps and illustrations; PLUS Willoughby, Charles C. Antiquities of the New England Indians... Cambridge: Pe... > 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
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