Lot 7    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
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 pp. PLUS 21st Annual Report for 1899-1900, publ. 1903, half morocco with black cloth boards, 360 pp. AND 47th Annual Report for 1923-30, publ. 1932, in illustrated heavy paper wraps as issued, 1108 pp. These four reports deal with Zuni Fetishes, Tusayan, Hopi, Zuni Katchinas, plus other topics such as Hopewell effigy pipes, Adena stone tables, Navajo silversmiths, Zuni pottery, Wampum, shell art, Siouan tribes, Iroquoian Cosmology, Zuni Ceremonialism, Acoma and more. Filled with wonderful illustrations including many color plates of pottery, fetishes and katchinas.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
1st & 2nd moderate shelf wear, bent cormers, light even toning, complete, VG+; 3rd light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+; 4th bent corners & light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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late 19th or early 20th century, consisting of 2 pair of buffalo horns (one large and one small), mounted on a wood frame at right angles to each other with the union covered in rawhide and totally decorated with seed beadwork, including greasy yellow, red, dark and light blue, opaque amber, dark an... > Item Details
WPA Western Oil Painting,
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Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
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ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in natural black, cream, speckled gray, and aniline dyed red with geometric, tumbling block pattern in center and a border of stylized arrows, original corner ties; 58.5" long x 36.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Strike-a-Lite Pouch with Hand Wrought Fire Steel,
Lot # 564 - Sioux Strike-a-Lite Pouch with Hand Wrought Fire Steel,
has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, cobalt, and medium green on a white background in a motif of diamonds, triangles, and open bars. Sides and top flap have a beaded stripe pattern in same colors; tin cones, stuffed with aniline dyed red feathers, trim the lower edge, height 4.75" high x widt... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 395 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange on white slip with indented base, decorated with geometric designs on body and possible stylized rain bird on neck, "Acoma, New Mex." on bottom; 6.75" high x 8.5" diameter. > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 387 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
beautifully decorated with symmetrical design of rain birds on neck of spouts and angular geometric patterns on body. Handle painted with black rectangles. Collected at Laguna, N.M. in August, 1916; 15" high x 11.5" maximum diameter. Unique to find a wedding jar of this scale. > 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
Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
Lot # 44 - Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
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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
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 579 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900, have sinew-sewn beadwork and with beaded soles in colors of green, pink, cobalt, and red, on a white background. Design on vamps consists of two large triangles separated by broad solid lane filled with a large triangle and small hexagons. Hexagons and large triangles decorate the rims of... > Item Details
Classics in American Archaeology & Ethnology,
Lot # 41 - Classics in American Archaeology & Ethnology,
lot of 6. Includes Griffin, James B. Archaeology of the Eastern United States. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1966 (4th imprint). 4to, green cloth boards, 392 pp & 205 plates & maps. PLUS Richie, Wm A. The Pre-Iroquoian Occupation of New York State. Rochester: Rochester Museum of Arts & Science, 1... > 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
Sioux Beaded  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 502 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag,
ca 1895, sinew-sewn and exquisitely beaded in colors of light and dark blue, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and red with white-heart against a white ground. Throat with rolled lane and drops made of quilled hide and tin cones. Entire body beaded in American flags and intricate geometric devices. Qu... > Item Details
Crayon Portrait of Indian by A. Blake,
Lot # 737 - Crayon Portrait of Indian by A. Blake,
"Minnesota Indian," ca 1915. Study of an older Native American man with his chin resting on his right hand, signed lower right, 14" x 18". Matted and framed to 19" x 23". Interesting mat and title plaque. Mat is machine sewn tan muslin with Maltese crosses in corners. Title plaque of same material... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 260 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
probably Hunkpapa, ca. 1880, buffalo rawhide sole and buffalo hide uppers with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, red, greasy yellow, and black on a white background. Leather is pieced at heels. Beadwork design consists of two long triangles separated by a lane with crosses on vamps and... > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 235 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of white, green, and black in a striped motif that forms a long tab on the vamps; tongues have a pinked edge and cuffs are bound in a red cotton, 10.5" long. An atypical pair of mocassins, given that the tops are a Dakota style. The tapering beadwork is typical of... > Item Details
Two Single Araphao Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 229 - Two Single Araphao Child's Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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Apache Double Water Bottle,
Lot # 81 - Apache Double Water Bottle,
is coiled over rods, some visible, 17" high. > Item Details
Hubbell Trading Post Token,
Lot # 159 - Hubbell Trading Post Token,
silver colored metal with inscriptions. One side reads, "J. L. Hubbell 4033 Ganado, Arizona," on reverse: "Good For $1.00 in Merchandise." The post probably used tokens of this type between 1900 and 1920, octagon shape; 1.5" diameter. > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 676 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has open top with old newspaper lining, cut potato decoration, length 16" x height 12" x width 12". Nice old patina. > Item Details
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