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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
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 30th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1915, 453 pp. These four reports deal with Navajo sand paintings, Pueblo architecture, Zuni pueblo, San Idefonso pueblo, Zuni ethnobotany, and other topics, and contain wonderful plates and maps.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG+; 2nd 1 loose page & as above VG; 3rd & 4th very light shelf wear & light even toning, VG+.
Est $200 - $300
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Decorated Bone Objects,
Lot # 725 - Decorated Bone Objects,
lot of 4. Includes a quirt made from a bison bone painted with a tipi, length 10" w/o thongs; PLUS a bison jaw with teeth with tipi painted on bone, length 11"; PLUS bison scapula with painting of a man (shown from the rear) holding a lance, length 18"; AND a whistle made from deer(?), length 8.5". > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 74 - Pima/Tohono O'odham Basket,
coiled of willow with devil's claw designs consisting of small rectangles stepping up and down from a solid lane of the same material. Rim is wrapped in devil's claw and basket resembles an upside down hat, 1.5" high x 7" diameter. > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 245 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1925, probably Minniconjou, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, medium blue, red, green, greasy yellow, and red on a white background. Vamp designs consist of large rounded triangles with a stepped pattern; a lane of small triangles divides the larger ones. Diamonds and stepped tr... > Item Details
Red Shell and Turquoise Necklace,
Lot # 155 - Red Shell and Turquoise Necklace,
probably Pueblo and with 14 sections of graduated beads, each section is approximately 3" long and separated by turquoise beads on either side of a purple colored tubular shell bead; 45" long. > Item Details
Three Woven Hopi Sashes,
Lot # 406 - Three Woven Hopi Sashes,
ca 1900. Woven in Germantown wools of green, black, white, and blue against a red ground. All with brocaded center band, inverse design on opposite; first 99" long x 4" wide, second 78" long x 4" wide, third 50" long x 2.5" high. > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 646 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red, green, and black triangular geometric design broken by horizontal lines, back undecorated, length 51" x width 3.5". > Item Details
Warren King Moorehead's <i>Etowah Papers</i>,
Lot # 22 - Warren King Moorehead's Etowah Papers,
Andover(MA): Dept. of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Yale Univ. Press, 1st edition, 1932. Small 4to in original green cloth boards, 178 pp with all plates and maps including fold out maps. A rare classic of American archaeology by one of America's foremost early archaeologists. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
Lot # 343 - Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
copy silver print of a photo by William R. Cross, at Fort Randall, 1882. Original lower margin caption included in photograph, No. 1 in a series published by Bailey, Dix & Mead, Fort Randall, D.T. > Item Details
Northwest Coast Bighorn Sheep Spoon,
Lot # 700 - Northwest Coast Bighorn Sheep Spoon,
has engraved designs of circles, ellipses, and cross-hatches that have been darkened. Spoon has a paper label that reads: "Hyde Exploring Expedition Indian Goods, (partial N) Mexico, Arizona, New York," length 11.25". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 277 - Plains Doll,
has a molded leather face with painted features and a knitted flesh-colored cloth body. Doll has thread hair with red yarn ties, leather dress and moccasins, loom beadwork belt and headband, and a necklace of black and clear beads, 13.5" high. > Item Details
Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
Lot # 152 - Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
First wool, woven in green, blue, and cream against a red ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, eagle-shaped snap closure, strap on back; 9.5" long x 6" wide. AND another in wool yarns, woven in blue, black, and tan against cream ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, rectangular snap closure with mounta... > Item Details
Half Stereoview Card of
Lot # 344 - Half Stereoview Card of "Sioux Chiefs",
albumen studio photograph of three Northern Plains Sioux in traditional dress seated on a fallen log with painted canvas backdrop, titled along bottom margin as above, with imprint of J.H. Hamilton, Sioux City, Iowa. > Item Details
Hopi Plaques and a Navajo Wedding Basket,
Lot # 86 - Hopi Plaques and a Navajo Wedding Basket,
lot of 5. Includes 3 wicker plaques and 1 wicker bowl- basket, one in a whirling design woven in aniline colors of red, blue, yellow-green, and natural, 12.5" diameter; PLUS one with a fret motif in aniline red with natural, 13.5" diameter; PLUS one with aniline colors of green and pale orange with... > Item Details
Arapaho Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 587 - Arapaho Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, greasy yellow, red, and pink on white background. Design consists of tiny triangles and hexagons that appear to resemble a face. This is an unusual design, length 10.75". > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Wounded Knee Souvenirs,
Lot # 335 - Cabinet Card of Wounded Knee Souvenirs,
albumen cabinet card with imprint of "W.C. Powers, Holyohe, Colo." Image shows studio stillife of a Sioux war club with horsehair tassel, crossed with catlinite Plains pipe, above a pair of Sioux beaded moccasins. Inscription in photo: "Indian War Club found on the Battle field of Wounded Nee [sic]... > Item Details
Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
Lot # 298 - Catlinite Horse Head Pipe,
is well carved with stylized mane, 6" long. > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 673 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has a body of broad splints and a lid of broad and narrow splints. Some splints are stamped with a curlicue design resembling a quotation mark while others are stamped with dots or elliptical motifs or solid ovals placed together to resemble an abstract flower, length 16" x height 10" x width 13". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
Lot # 593 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
ca 1910, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, green, greasy yellow, and blue on a white background; motifs of a diamond in the center surrounded by triangles and rectangles. Pouch is trimmed with tin cones and 2 long tassels wrapped with beadwork and further decorated with tin cones to which ... > Item Details
<i>The Stone Age In North America<i>,
Lot # 20 - The Stone Age In North America,
Moorehead, Warren K. Boston & N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1910, two volume set. 8vo in original green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 457 & 417 pp, includes all color and B&W plates. A rare set of books by one of America's most important early archaeologists. > Item Details
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