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 corners, 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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Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
Lot # 533 - Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
ca 1920, have a simple design created by cutting the leather into various geometric shapes and allowing the velvet to show through to the outside. Gauntlets are lined with indigo and cream cotton and have a long fringe along outer edge; 17.5" long. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
Lot # 252 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
ca 1885, has sinew-sewn quills in a narrow white stripe on the vamp and along the sole a blue beaded background with triangles and diamonds in cobalt and red. Women covered the plain ankle flaps with decorated leggings, 9.5" long. > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 40 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 6. Including Snow, Charles E. "Indian Knoll Skeletons of Site Oh 2, Ohio County, Kentucky;" The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology, Vol. IV, No. 3. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. of Ky., 1948. 8vo rebound in red cloth boards, original paper wraps retained. PLUS Webb, W. S... > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 264 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890-1900. Probably Sioux, each with painted parfleche soles that have colors visible on inside of moccasins and each with aniline dyed red quillwork on vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium blue, red, cobalt, and greasy yellow in a triangular design along the soles, 8.5" long. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
Lot # 78 - Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
lot of 6. All are traditional yucca with geometric devil's claw designs; one a small bowl 2" high x 4" diameter; PLUS a bowl 2.5" high x 6" diameter; PLUS a bowl 2.5" high x 10.5" diameter; PLUS an oval bowl 7" long x 2" high; PLUS an oval tray 9.5" long; AND a lidded basket with 4 stylized saguaro... > Item Details
Northern California Twined Basket,
Lot # 640 - Northern California Twined Basket,
has super fine finger work, with an overlay decoration of triangles bordering 3 stepped parallel lines. Lattice twined rods are placed above tiny checked pattern at rim, height 2.75" x diameter 3.5". > Item Details
San Juan Carved Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 400 - San Juan Carved Polychrome Jar,
stone polished and decorated with carved and painted stepped fretwork, possibly mountain ranges, signed "Martina de Aguino, Juan, New Mexico"; 8.5" high x 7" diameter. Included is a flyer of "Indian Symbols" from Maisel's Indian Trading Post, Albuquerque, New Mexico. > Item Details
Northern California Footed Basket,
Lot # 636 - Northern California Footed Basket,
is twined, with full twist overlay in dark brown plant fiber that creates diagonal bands of triangles around basket bowl. Foot has 3 rows of stepped design; top of foot has several rows of lattice-twined rods that give support to the bowl, height 7.75" x diameter 10.5". An unusual chalice form. > Item Details
Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 625 - Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, have sinew-sewn beadwork in a stylized floral motif in colors of yellow, cobalt, red, blue, rose, green, and yellow-orange with marcasites for accents. Maker added a red wood collar edged with black cloth and white beads for interest, length 10.5". These are a fine example. > 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
Photograph of Maria,
Lot # 342 - Photograph of Maria,
by B. Schroeter, 1953, 15.2" x 18.75" silver print mounted on larger cardstock, 20.25" x 25.25" with penciled border and MARIA and signature dated 53. > Item Details
Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
Lot # 34 - Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
including Willey, Gordon R. The Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 113, 1949. 8vo in original printed paper wraps, 599 pp with all plates, maps and fold outs, originally ex lib. Dr. David Barris and signed on front cover by same. PLUS M... > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 397 - Santo Domingo Jar,
ca 1910-1920. Concave base, with red panel at bottom, majority of body with cream slip decorated with typical geometric devices. Interior of rim decorated with a row of black dots; 11" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Scarce Imprint on Indian Basket Weaving,
Lot # 4 - Scarce Imprint on Indian Basket Weaving,
James, George Wharton. How to Make Indian and Other Baskets. Pasadena: privately printed by author, 1903. 8vo, cloth with gilt front and spine, 138 pp. plus appendices and ads. Illustrated with both drawings and photographs. James was the epitome of the self-made American, being born of commoner fam... > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 655 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beautifully rendered in blues, greens, reds and yellows against chalky white beaded ground on black velveteen. bag is designed in traditional floral motif with light blue zigzag border and pinstripe backing material. Blue beaded fringe with mauve and blue gray cotton tassels complement the motif,... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 239 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
probably Miniconjou, ca 1925, probably Minniconjou. Each moccasin has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, cobalt, yellow-orange, and translucent clear on a background of white. Designs on the vamps consist of long "V" extending toward the toes and small triangles and circles near the soles, 9.5" ... > 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
Plains Beaded Loop Necklace,
Lot # 532 - Plains Beaded Loop Necklace,
has 16 drops each wrapped with white, cobalt, and green beads over a fabric core and attached to a strip of thick leather. Brass trade tacks stud leather; red ribbon and string at top. Necklace has tag with a picture of an Indian woman; tag reads: "Indian Made Lucy Pan Little Cloud." Reverse of la... > Item Details
Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 157 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
with typical stamping on the 7 conchas and oval buckle probably dates to the 1920s; concha 2.5" long and buckle 2.25" long. The pieces have copper straps and are strung on tan leather. Total length: 33.5". > Item Details
Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
Lot # 113 - Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
lot of 4. Includes two unique "tumbler" shaped vessels with black painted bird design against beige slip, one with light amount of red highlighting; each 5" high x 2.25" diameter; PLUS bowl decorated with black triangular design and red rim, on beige slip; 5.5" high x 2" diameter; AND bowl with blac... > Item Details
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