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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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Edward Curtis Photogravures of Northwest Indians,
Lot # 455 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Northwest Indians,
lot of 2. From The North American Indian, Folio XIII, 1926. Includes "Fish-Weir Across Trinity River - Hupa" (Plate 459) and "The Wokas Season - Klamath" (Plate 462). 1923 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size for both is 1... > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
Lot # 549 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
or "lunchbox" is painted in primary colors of red, blue, yellow and green. Some designs are outlined in black; box closes along the sides and across the top with narrow strips of leather, length 11.5" x height 6.25". > Item Details
Lot # 448 - "Esipermi - Comanche" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 682 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Penobscot Root Stock Club,
Lot # 201 - Penobscot Root Stock Club,
wonderfully menacing looking club with spiked root tips at head and chip-carved stylized floral design on handle, hole drilled through end for holding strap; 20" long. > Item Details
Plains Carved and Painted Quirt Handle,
Lot # 521 - Plains Carved and Painted Quirt Handle,
deeply patinated pine, with engraved type figural carvings of a a tipi, snake, arrow, thunderbird, and a Native American wearing a eagle feather headress. Decorated with bands of brass tacks and traces of old red and yellow paint. Holes at top for whip thongs and at base for wrist strap; 17.25" long... > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 38 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 3. Including Webb, W.S. and Funkhouser, W.D. The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. III, Nos. 5 & 6, [Chilton Site and Ricketts Revisited]. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology and Archaeology, 1937 & 1940. 8vo in original printed heavy paper wraps. AND Webb, W.S... > Item Details
Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
Lot # 207 - Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
probably Great Lakes. Inlcudes one 27" long loop constructed of faceted, hand-carved purple dyed wooden beads, with bright silk ribbons at bottom; the other, 27" in length, consisting of multiple strands of black glass,seed, faceted, cane and barrel-shaped beads. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 184 - Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red "white hearts," medium blue, white, crystal, and green in a stylized floral motif on the vamps and the cuffs. Additional embellishment includes blue silk bindings and ribbon ties. Muslin lines the cuffs; mattress ticking lines the vamps; 8.75" long. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
Lot # 70 - Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
lot of 2. Includes one large basket woven of yucca with devil's claw stepped geometric designs rotating around the baskets, and forming a diamond pattern, rim wrapped in devil's claw, 6.5" high x 11.25" diameter AND an African basket designed with zigzag arrows, 6" high x 15" diameter. > Item Details
Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 105 - Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
with Avanyu entwined around middle, polished bottom third, signed, "Lela/Van Santa Clara," 6.5" high x 6" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
Lot # 469 - Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
circa 1900, all hand sewn with cotton thread. Constructed of panels of black worsted wool, lined with printed cotton ticking, and piping, presumably from flour sacks. The front decorated with beads to create "false" pockets; the rear is decorated with two bull elks outlined in translucent pink bea... > Item Details
Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
Lot # 109 - Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
orange, black, and red on cream decorated with geometric designs and rain birds. Body created with an elegant flaring shape and outturned lip, fired on signature of "Chakoptewa" over a cartouche of a smoking pipe on base; 6" high x 15" diameter. A fine jar, done in the Hopi style, Chakoptewa appare... > Item Details
Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
Lot # 702 - Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
possibly Haida, is painted in teal, black, and red combined with natural surfaces, height 18". > Item Details
<i>Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Quarterly</i> Journal,
Lot # 31 - Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Quarterly Journal,
lot of 21 volumes. Columbus: Fred J. Heer, 1900-1936. Includes volumes 1-3, 5, 8, 12-13, 15, 17, 20-24, 26-27, 2nd copy of 26, 44-46. Eighteen 8vo volumes bound in dark green cloth and 3 later issues in paper wraps as issued. Includes most of the important excavations of Hopewell, Adena, and Ft. An... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 8 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes the 8th Annual Report for the years 1886-87, publ. 1891, 298 pp. PLUS 23rd Annual Report for 1901-02, publ. 1904, 634pp. PLUS 29th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1916, 636 pp. AND 30t... > Item Details
Nancy McLaughlin Painting
Lot # 609 - Nancy McLaughlin Painting "When Enemy Medicine is Strong,"
acrylic on masonite. Telling genre painting of the end of the Native American mastery of the Southern Plains. Scene shows two exhausted riders (probably Comanche), one leading the horse of a dead comrade who is draped over horse, setting sun with eerie effects, length 16" x width in modern frame, ... > Item Details
Sioux Matching Polychrome  Parfleche Envelopes,
Lot # 550 - Sioux Matching Polychrome Parfleche Envelopes,
ca. 1890. Painted in bright colors of red, blue, and yellow and decorated with a repeating bold geometric pattern. Envelopes have hide ties, length 21.5" x height 10.5". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
Lot # 535 - Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
made of thread-sewn hide. Delightful little mittens with cuffs decorated in blue, white, and red "white heart" seed beads. Front side of cuff with white zigzags against red ground with blue beaded "bow", reverse side with alternating blue and red rectangles. Fringe on outer edge; 5.75" long. > Item Details
Watercolor Paintings of Katsinas,
Lot # 443 - Watercolor Paintings of Katsinas,
lot of 2. Anonymous, beautifully painted full-length portraits; 8" x 16", in black wood frames; 14" x 21". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Trinket Box,
Lot # 176 - Iroquois Beaded Trinket Box,
rectangular purse, heavily beaded on purple velveteen ground, with flip-top lid and crisscrossing beaded strap; 5" long x 4" high x 4" wide. > Item Details
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