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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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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
Sioux Knife and Case,
Lot # 558 - Sioux Knife and Case,
ca 1925, sinew-sewn hide beaded with a repeating geometric pattern in blues, green, white, orange, and red with white hearts. Single beaded tassel at bottom, hide loop at top, length 8" (excluding tassel). Knife with single-edged forged steel, mounted in antler handle with brass rivets, blade lengt... > Item Details
Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 624 - Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have red wool circles from which radiates a simple beadwork decoration in colors of blue, greasy yellow, and cobalt. Short fringes jut from the heels, legth 9". > Item Details
James B. Griffin Autographed Books,
Lot # 33 - James B. Griffin Autographed Books,
lot of 2. Includes Griffin, James B., ed. Archaeology of the Eastern United States (also known as "The Green Bible"). Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1952. Folio in original green cloth boards, 392 pp., signed on ffe. Includes all plates and maps; AND Griffin, James B. The Fort Ancient Aspect Its C... > 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
Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
Lot # 426 - Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
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
Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
Lot # 276 - Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
has simple dress with orange and green linear beadwork trim and with three tiny hawk bells on either side of dress. Beaded facial features; horsehair hair caught in a leather thong. Body structure has rectangular cut, 8.75" tall. > Item Details
Eskimo Model Kayaks,
Lot # 332 - Eskimo Model Kayaks,
lot of 2. Both beautifully rendered of wood, hide, and bone. Includes one made of sealskin and with fine hide strings threaded through small bone beads on the top of kayak. A wooden figure with a painted face and wearing a parka completes the model, 17" long; AND another sealskin model with identi... > Item Details
Knife with Fish and Water Serpent Lead Inlay,
Lot # 668 - Knife with Fish and Water Serpent Lead Inlay,
wonderful 19th century trade knife with unmarked 4.75" single-edged steel blade and two-piece ash or oak handle attached with 3 brass rivets. Handle has Native American lead inlay on each face, top and bottom edges and pommel. Left face has wonderful tapering snake with extended tongue and one rive... > 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
Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
Lot # 686 - Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
has swirling floral motif in shades of pink, red, green, yellow, and gold with crystal stems. Remnants of a pink braid remain; lining is muslin, 15.25" x 15". > 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
Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 666 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
has wooden haft decorated with German silver, five carved bands and has an iron pipe/blade, length 17.5". > Item Details
Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 312 - Plains Braided Rope and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes rope of braided leather. Length: 115". AND a wooden hair ornament wrapped with aniline-dyed porcupine quills in red and yellow. Same quills and tin cones stuffed with feathers decorate a large leather bow. Length: 8". > Item Details
Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
Lot # 563 - Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
ca 1890, is sinew-sewn cow hide, decorated at margins with rolled lane of diamonds of blue, green and red "white heart" beads against a mauve ground. Flap type closure decorated with a panel of "flying bird" and "rain clouds" in dark blue and green beads against mauve. Corners of bag, and closure ... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 388 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
orange and black-on-white, with indented bottom. Rectangles and crosses decorate the vessel with stylistic rain birds around neck. Orange bands arch around designs; 10.5” high x 11" maximum diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Breast Ornament,
Lot # 523 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Breast Ornament,
ca 1910, replicates a woman's hair-pipe necklace. This example has a large square ornament hanging from wide shoulder straps; necklace is constructed of rawhide slats covered with porcupine quill wrapping. Quills are aniline dyed in orange, fuschia, and red. Quilled design consists of stepped tr... > Item Details
Zia Polychrome Bowl,
Lot # 403 - Zia Polychrome Bowl,
ca 1900, with deep, thick, high walls. Outside decorated with band of stylized rainbirds and red slipped inside, "Reyest" signed near base; 5.25" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures,
Lot # 445 - Edward Curtis Photogravures,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Cheyenne Sun-Dance Lodge" (Plate 660), "Woisth - Cheyenne Woman" (Plate 669), "John Quapaw (Hunka Wakunta) - Quapaw" (Plate 681) and "A Comanche Mother" (Plate 685). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from cop... > Item Details
Early Cherokee Basket,
Lot # 165 - Early Cherokee Basket,
twilled plaited technique, with ash or hickory bent wood handle and with stepped design in natural, red and dark brown; 11" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
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