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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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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
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 7 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. including 2nd, 15th, 21st & 47th Annual Reports. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ. 1882, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 477 pp. PLUS 15th Annual Report for 1883-94, publ. 1897, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt, 366... > 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
Navajo Child's Blanket,
Lot # 410 - Navajo Child's Blanket,
circa 1890, soft handspun wool woven in bright Germantown colors of blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, and white against a red ground. Jagged diamonds and zigzags create the pattern of blanket, original corner ties; 53" long x 34" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Watch Case,
Lot # 151 - Sioux Beaded Watch Case,
thread-sewn hide, attractively beaded on both sides in multicolor with greasy yellow border, closing flap, three-holed belt loop; 4.5" long x 2.5" wide. > Item Details
Pima Tray,
Lot # 371 - Pima Tray,
made of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of four sets of stepped rectangles. Center is also of devil's claw; 5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
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
Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 664 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
is illustrated in Who's Who in Indian Relics No. 2 (1968:45). Tomahawk has a wooden haft with row of brass tacks and some file branding. Pipe is made of brass, length 19.5". > 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
American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
Lot # 440 - American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
titled in print "Kan-Lack-Quy Tewa 1905," and signed "E. A. Burbank, Polacca, Ariz." Monochrome waist length portrait of an older Native American man; 10" high x 14.5" wide, in original gilt frame; 18.7" high x 23.6" wide.Elbridge Ayer Burbank (1858-1949), born Harvard, IL, particularly known for hi... > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 658 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded with large colorful floral design in blues, greens, amber, mauve, and white on black velveteen. Bag has beige cotton borders and maple leaf design on straps. Mauve beaded fringe with matching cotton tassels, 48" x 15". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 390 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and red-on-white, globular shape with indented bottom and thin walls. Wonderful geometric designs, possibly birds decorate neck and body, interior rim painted red; 7.5" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Arapaho Miniature Tab Pouch,
Lot # 327 - Arapaho Miniature Tab Pouch,
ca 1875, sinew and thread-sewn hide decorated with red and blue vertical stripes, 4.25" long. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
Lot # 293 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
bowl is finely carved in pipe/tomahawk form, 3.8" long x 7.75" high with carved and file branded wood stem, 19" long. Paper label with inked inscription "Made around 1960 Pine Ridge SD Oglala Sioux dance regalia". > 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
Nez Perce Beaded Boy's Cuffs,
Lot # 622 - Nez Perce Beaded Boy's Cuffs,
have a leaf motif in colors of orange, tan-orange, and white with cobalt accents on a medium blue ground. Cuffs are lined in mattress ticking and tie with beaded lather thongs, length 9.5" x height 4.25". > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Wooden Effigy Bowl,
Lot # 672 - Eastern Woodlands Wooden Effigy Bowl,
walnut, is carved to resemble a turtle or possibly a beaver or otter. Bowl has an old repair of three ferrous nails that hold crack together; contemporary glue and filler have been added to that area, length 18" x height 2.5" x width 15". Deep, rich patina. > Item Details
Western Apache Olla with Human Figures,
Lot # 359 - Western Apache Olla with Human Figures,
of coiled willow with 10 human figures and 5 crosses woven of devil's claw and with a wrapped rim of the same material; 7.5" high x 7.5" diameter. > Item Details
Alaskan Beaded Hide Table Cover,
Lot # 708 - Alaskan Beaded Hide Table Cover,
depicts flowers, eagles with branches in their claws, flags, and the words "Alaska" on the surface. Table cover is bordered with pale tan leather to which a separate fringe has been added, 22.5" x 20" w/o fringe. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 498 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1900. All sinew sewn. Throat and sides decorated with lanes of geometric devices in translucent red, dark and light blue seed beads against a white ground. Main panel decorated with typical geometric devices of red, light and dark blue, and orange beads against a white ground. Several of the ... > Item Details
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