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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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Puebloan Drum,
Lot # 161 - Puebloan Drum,
ca 1920, rawhide heads, strapping and handle with single piece cottonwood (probably) form in original red, white and black paint. Both heads, stained black. Signed on side No. 745 Watthelos; oval 14.2" long x 12.25" wide x 16" high, ca. 1920. > Item Details
Sioux Buffalo Horn Cup,
Lot # 306 - Sioux Buffalo Horn Cup,
ca 1900, 8.5" long polished horn with open end decorated with leather band with fringe and beadwork, also with hanging tin cones with horsehair and quillwork. The top edge had blue calico cotton fabric attached. Horns such as these were used in various Lakota ceremonies to "feed" honored guests con... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Stirrup Pitcher,
Lot # 99 - Acoma Polychrome Stirrup Pitcher,
ca 1920, black and red on white, with indented base. Pitcher is covered with rain bird designs, one "spout" has been made into the head of a bird, handle painted red with two grooves; 7.5" high x 6" diameter. > Item Details
Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
Lot # 682 - Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
have navy wool for body of leggings and a cotton check fabric for backing of sash. Ribbon colors include red, green, black, cobalt, pale turquoise, and cream. Fabric dyes have left ribbon torn and fragile, but the design and craftsmanship are great, length 32", width 14.5" (folded). > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Ceramics,
Lot # 94 - Acoma Polychrome Ceramics,
includes a small globular jar with indented base, geometric and floral designs and black rim; 3.5" high x 5" diameter; AND a gourd-shaped vessel with geometric designs; 5.75" high x 4.5" diameter. > 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
Santee Dakota Beaded Moccasins,
Lot # 232 - Santee Dakota Beaded Moccasins,
with simple pointed cross on the vamps in colors of translucent rose, dark green, and white; tall cuffs are muslin, 8.5" long. > Item Details
Navajo Child's Blanket,
Lot # 410 - Navajo Child's Blanket,
circa 1890, soft handspun wool woven in bright Germantown colors of blue, green, yellow, orange, purple, and white against a red ground. Jagged diamonds and zigzags create the pattern of blanket, original corner ties; 53" long x 34" wide. > Item Details
Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
Lot # 219 - Plains Algonguian Stone Pipe,
probably northern Cheyenne, pre 1875, with"L" shape black soapstone 1.8" long x 1.8" high with plain wood stem, 16" long, total length 16.6". Stem has inked accession number "GC97B". Shows considerable use. > Item Details
Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
Lot # 699 - Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
is a single piece of carved pine/spruce with human effigy head knob with inset mirrored glass eyes. The tapered lower shaft has a geometric shallow carving with pyro finish. Unknown tradition, possibly SW area, but clearly ethnographic, length 38.5". Fine old darkened patina. > 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
Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
Lot # 620 - Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
ca. 1800. Irregular oval shape with pierced tab handle at one end and bottle neck type pouring spout at other, length 8.8" x height 3" x width 5.25", wonderful rich brown patina. > 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
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 645 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with faded red and black geometric design on front, original sinew string, length 45.75" x width 2.75". > Item Details
Three Early Native American Photographs,
Lot # 339 - Three Early Native American Photographs,
all early silver prints, 5" x 6.75", including two Native American men in front of building, one with nickel law enforcement badge on vest holding a Winchester rifle at side and a revolver tucked in bullet belt, both with broad brimmed hats and Euro American clothing; PLUS two Southern Plains women ... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 67 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is of finely coiled willow with a devil's claw maze motif and dark center; rim is wrapped, 3" high x 11" 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
Native American Beadwork,
Lot # 196 - Native American Beadwork,
lot of 4. Includes one pair of sealskin moccasins with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, blue, and small amount of "salt and pepper" colors worked in an abstract curvilinear design on the beige wool vamps; 9" long; PLUS a doll-sized pair of sealskin(?) moccasins bound with muslin; 3" lon... > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on NW Coast & Alaskan Native Americans,
Lot # 50 - B.A.E. Bulletins, on NW Coast & Alaskan Native Americans,
lot of 9, all 12mo in green cloth boards, G.P.O. Washington D.C. (except #26 which is 4to, else as above), including the following nos. 26, 29, 39, 77, 168, 171, 172, 192, 199. Titles dates & authors include in the above order: Kathlamet Texts, 1901 by F. Boas; PLUS Haida Texts and Myths, 1905 by J... > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 434 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in all natural colors of gray, browns, and cream with a beautifully understated serrated diamond design, three corner ties; 59.5" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
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