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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Hopi  Basket and Plaque,
Lot # 85 - Hopi Basket and Plaque,
lot of 2. Includes a coiled basket of natural and aniline dyed yucca in designs of 4 triangles along base and 4 near rim. All triangles are situated between black bars; basket retains one handle and remnants of a second. Museum catalogue card reads: "Hopi 2nd Mesa Shipauiluvi, Ariz. Aug. 1916," 5"... > Item Details
Zia Polychrome Canteen,
Lot # 112 - Zia Polychrome Canteen,
thick-walled, stone polished red body with one face slipped white and decoated in red and black paint, two strap handles; 9" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Laguna Polychrome Jar Made by a Berdache,
Lot # 382 - Laguna Polychrome Jar Made by a Berdache,
ca 1890-1900. Typical Laguna shape, with concave base, but with Zuni motifs and design layout painted in black and red on white. Body and neck elegantly decorated with stylized images of rain birds, base and internal portion of neck painted red; 12.5" high x 13.5" diameter. This vessel was almost c... > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 571 - Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1885, sinew-sewn and designed with linear geometric devices alternating with medallions in colors of blue and red with white heart against a white ground. Centers of medallions sewn with red wool thread. Three hooks on front, one on back, length: 54". > Item Details
Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 665 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
has plain hickory or ash handle with an unadorned metal blade and a remnant of old paper label with illegible inscription. Blade probably older than haft, but patination on both suggests the two have been together for many years, total length 12.5." > Item Details
Southwestern Polychrome Pottery,
Lot # 114 - Southwestern Polychrome Pottery,
lot of 5. Includes Hopi seed jar with feather motif; 2.5" high x 4.5" diameter; PLUS Hopi bowl with rain bird depicted on inside; 2.5" high x 6" diameter; PLUS Acoma vase, "Acoma NM" written at base; 5.5" high x 4.5" diameter; PLUS bowl with painted scallop design along rim; 1.5" high x 3.5" diamete... > Item Details
Santa Clara Black-on-Black Pottery,
Lot # 104 - Santa Clara Black-on-Black Pottery,
stone polished carved bowl decorated with wonderful geometric shapes and Avanyu. Signed "91/ Laura T/ Sta Clara/ Pue I"; 4" high x 4" diameter. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
Lot # 177 - Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
wonderful flower-shape with velveteen front and "DEAR MOTHER" written in beads; 6.5" highx 6.5" wide. > Item Details
Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
Lot # 718 - Catlinite Hatchet and Three Buffalo Horns,
lot of 4. Includes a carved catlinite hatchet with engraved floral, cross and profiled head of a Native American wearing feathered bonnet, length 7". AND three very weathered buffalo horns. > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
Lot # 551 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
is painted in primary colors of red, blue, and yellow with accents of green and with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old blue wool that is laced onto bag with sinew. Flap consists of two triangles; each ties with a leather thong. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 10.... > Item Details
J.D.  Mackin, Western Oil Painting,
Lot # 605 - J.D. Mackin, Western Oil Painting, "Snow Trapper",
oil on canvas. Beautifully painted Northern Plains winter scene with two Native Americans on horseback with packhorse, one is wearing a capote jacket and other in buckskin, mountains in background. Painting length 24" x width 18", mounted in original frame, length 29.75" x width 23.75". J.D. Macki... > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham, Apache, and Navajo  Baskets,
Lot # 80 - Pima/Tohono O'odham, Apache, and Navajo Baskets,
lot of 4. Includes two Pima/Tohono O'odham coiled yucca baskets with geometric devil's claw designs; one a shallow bowl, 8" diameter; PLUS a deep bowl, 5" high x 9.75" diameter; PLUS one Apache coiled shallow willow bowl with devil's claw designs of 5 figures separated by geometric designs radiating... > Item Details
Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket,
Lot # 408 - Navajo Third Phase Chief's Blanket,
circa 1880, soft and finely woven in natural ivory, dark brown, indigo, and dyed red. Designed with a central pattern of stepped diamonds repeating half and quartered along the margins, with three of four corner ties; 79" long x 60" wide. > 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
San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
Lot # 127 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
ca 1900-1920. Lightly stone-polished vessel with indented base, round body and elongated neck. Repeated floral or wing design, 7.5" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Jicarilla Apache Hide Pouches,
Lot # 310 - Jicarilla Apache Hide Pouches,
lot of 2. Thread-sewn hide beaded in colors of white, red, green, and blues, decorated in geometrics with small closing flap at top, fringed sides, tin cones and fringe on bottom, 4.5 x 3" and 3.5 x 3" (excluding fringe and tin cones). > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
Lot # 320 - Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
lot of 2, ca 1895. Includes one covered with jade colored beads and with initials "F" and "H" on either end, one set in yellow and the other in cobalt, 6" circumference. AND the other covered in red, white, and cobalt blue beads forming "pie" sections on the ball and with same initials on each end... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 9 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 4th Annual Report for 1882-83, publ. 1886, 532 pp. PLUS 13th Annual Report for 1891-92, publ. 1896, 462 pp. PLUS 16th Anual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 22nd Annual Report ... > Item Details
Pima Tray,
Lot # 368 - Pima Tray,
is coiled of fine willow strips with devil's claw geometric designs of rectangles and squares radiating out from the center of the basket. Rim is wrapped in devil's claw; 8" diameter. Documentation is on a museum catalog card from the John Short Museum in Fresno, CA and states: "Sacaton, Ariz. Oct.... > Item Details
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