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Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
including Reichard, Gladys A. Social Life of the Navajo Indians. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1928. 8vo in brown cloth boards, 176 pp with all fold outs, plates and maps. PLUS Parsons, Elsie C. Taos Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 8vo in navy cloth boards, 185 pp. AND Parsons, Elsie C. Tea Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1926. 8vo in purple cloth boards, 304 pp.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent Vickery


Condition:  
1st minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG; 2nd two small water spots on boards and very slight even toning, VG; 3rd minor shelf wear and light even toning, VG.
Est $200 - $300
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Acoma Polychrome Jar,
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Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag with Flag,
Lot # 501 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag with Flag,
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Red Shell and Turquoise Necklace,
Lot # 155 - Red Shell and Turquoise Necklace,
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Quilled Birch Bark Baskets,
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lot of 6. Includes one lidded, hand stitched basket with a pinked trim appliqued on rim and edges, 3" high x 4" diam.; PLUS another simple bucket-basket with a stenciled leaf and floral motif, 3.25" high x 3" wide; PLUS another with a stylized quilled tulip motif on the lid and simple geometrics al... > Item Details
Lot # 610 - "Sioux Courting" by Garnett French,
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Navajo Blanket,
Lot # 411 - Navajo Blanket,
ca 1900, handspun wool woven in brown, cream, dyed yellow and red, with parallel serrated bands, original pom-pom-like corner ties; 78.5" long x 51" wide. > Item Details
Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
Lot # 298 - Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
is well carved with stylized mane, 6" long. > Item Details
Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 261 - Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a bold curvilinear motif terminating in a "tulip" on each vamp. Design centers are divided into arbitrary color areas; beadwork is outlined in white. Bead colors include red, green, dark green, cobalt, greasy yellow, gold, violet, turquoise, and orange-tan; leather is rubbed with yellow ochre... > Item Details
Hopi Bowl,
Lot # 110 - Hopi Bowl,
black on beige, bulbous body with slightly restricted neck, geometric patterns on body, black lip; 3.5" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 37 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 2. Includes Webb, W.S.and Funkhouser, W.D. "Archaeological Survey of Kentucky." The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology and Archaeology, Univ. of Ky. Vol. II, Sept. 1932. 8vo, original printed heavy paper wraps. AND Webb, W.S. and ... > Item Details
Ojibwa Beaded Canvas Pad Saddle,
Lot # 519 - Ojibwa Beaded Canvas Pad Saddle,
ca 1900, has a beaded stylized floral on each corner in shades of blue, shades of green, pink, white, turquoise, red, lavender, and white. Designs on front mirror one another and designs on back mirror one another; beaded flaps with beaded tassels that end in a yarn tuft hang from each side. Saddl... > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 674 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has a lid and is decorated with cut potato stamps decoration in two colors (yellow & black), length 12" x height 7.5" x width 9.5". Nice old patina, old paper liner. > Item Details
Western Missions and Missionaries:
Lot # 55 - Western Missions and Missionaries:
A Series of Letters by Rev. P.J. De Smet of the Society of Jesus. New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1859. 12mo in embossed and gilt green cloth, 532 pp. The preface includes a short bibliography of De Smet's works. Contains an account of his visit to the Sioux Indians and the badlands in September and October ... > Item Details
L.H. Reedy Indian Wars Watercolor,
Lot # 606 - L.H. Reedy Indian Wars Watercolor,
(1878-1952), length 11" x width 8", mat and frame, length 18" x width 15". Signed lower left Leonard H. Reedy. Watercolor depicts two mounted cavalrymen of the 6th, one holding U.S. flag, while other holds unit guidon. They have stopped on the prairie and are awaiting the arrival of three mounted pl... > Item Details
Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
Lot # 734 - Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
two-piece hand-carved African hardwood. Either New Kingdom Dynastic Period or Ptolemaic Period. Undoubtedly tomb furniture. Length: 8"; width: 2.5"; height: 8.5". > Item Details
Early Ohio Antiquarian Books,
Lot # 30 - Early Ohio Antiquarian Books,
lot of four. Includes Atwater, Caleb. The Writings of Caleb Atwater. Columbus: Scott & Wright Printers, 1833. Small 8vo, worn calf boards, 408 pp with 5 maps. PLUS Read, M.C. Archaeology of Ohio . Cleveland: The Western Reserve Historical Society, 1885. 8vo, worn navy cloth boards, 199 pp with all p... > Item Details
Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
Lot # 509 - Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
fine simple "L" shaped with raised rib at .75" below bowl, at angle and 1.5" from stem, shows moderate use, 5.2" long x 4.7" high with plain polished maple stem, 21.75" long; total length 26.5". > 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
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