Lot 8    

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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Copper Trade Pail,
Lot # 603 - Copper Trade Pail,
with steel bale handle and lid with ring handle. Zinc-lined lid stamped "30", diameter 7"; height 6.5". Most of these trade pails were supplied to the Standing Rock Agency,in North Dakota. Includes a letter from the State Historical Society of North Dakota with copy photo of similar pails in their c... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 579 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900, have sinew-sewn beadwork and with beaded soles in colors of green, pink, cobalt, and red, on a white background. Design on vamps consists of two large triangles separated by broad solid lane filled with a large triangle and small hexagons. Hexagons and large triangles decorate the rims of... > Item Details
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 143 - Navajo Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930s, handspun wool woven in natural brown, speckled gray, and dyed red against a natural cream ground, with stacked diamond design, original corner ties; 46.5" long x 28" wide. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Northwest Coast Photogravures,
Lot # 456 - Edward Curtis Northwest Coast Photogravures,
lot of 2. From The North American Indian. Includes "Sam Ewing - Yurok" (Plate 437), Folio XIII, 1924. 1923 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15" in brown ink on rice tissue, mounted on paper with 18" x 22" mat... > 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
Prairie Breechcloth,
Lot # 226 - Prairie Breechcloth,
probably Oto, is made of deep navy wool with multicolored selvage and beaded in colors of green, pink, blue, orange, red, and taupe crystal--all curvilinear designs are outlined with two lanes of white beads. Breechcloth edges are bound, one with deep magenta ribbon and other with purple, 15" long ... > Item Details
Two Grey Hills Weaving,
Lot # 420 - Two Grey Hills Weaving,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in an unusually elongated shape in natural brown, tan, and cream against a speckled gray ground. Designed with terraced geometric pattern, feathers, and diamonds; 104" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 625 - Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, have sinew-sewn beadwork in a stylized floral motif in colors of yellow, cobalt, red, blue, rose, green, and yellow-orange with marcasites for accents. Maker added a red wood collar edged with black cloth and white beads for interest, length 10.5". These are a fine example. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 572 - Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, red, and cobalt on a white ground in a motif of 4 medallions with crosses in the center of each and with the circles separated by long beaded sections filled with a vertical stripe outlined with open triangles. A well-done traditional strip, len... > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > Item Details
Cabinet Card of Comanches,
Lot # 618 - Cabinet Card of Comanches,
early silver print cabinet card with imprint of "Irwin Mankins, Chickasha and Duncan, I.T." Wonderful active image of two women skinning a longhorn steer on the prairie. A large group of men and women who are both on foot and horseback watch. The women are being helped (ok, not) by two dogs. Penc... > Item Details
Pima Tray,
Lot # 371 - Pima Tray,
made of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of four sets of stepped rectangles. Center is also of devil's claw; 5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 578 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900 have sinew-sewn(?) beadwork in colors of cobalt, green, and red on white background in bold geometric design of triangles and diamonds on the vamp and along the soles. Cuffs are bound in red wool and back of heel and front tabs have beaded tassels, length 11". > Item Details
Sioux Women's Beaded Leggings,
Lot # 479 - Sioux Women's Beaded Leggings,
ca 1890, made of hide lined with cotton fabric, sinew and thread-sewn. Half beaded in colors of blue, green, greasy yellow, and red with white hearts against a white ground. Leggings designed with tipis and geometric devices; hide ties; approximately 15" long x 10.5" wide. > Item Details
Catlinite Effigy Pipe with Fish and Squirrel,
Lot # 296 - Catlinite Effigy Pipe with Fish and Squirrel,
two piece figural catlinite pipe and stem. The bowl is in traditional Northern Plains "T" shape with a squirrel seated on branch with an acorn at the other end, 5" long x 3" high. The stem is carved in the form of a fish, possible a carp, 12.7" long, total length 16.9". Bowl shows no use. > Item Details
Lillooet Salish Basket,
Lot # 704 - Lillooet Salish Basket,
is coiled over a flat slat and imbricated in red, black, and cream in a bold geometric motif on the walls of the basket. Basket has handles that are attached with leather thongs, length 14" x height 6" x width 7". > Item Details
Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 233 - Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a slipper cut and thread-sewn beadwork in a curvilinear motif in colors of cobalt and translucent rose. Cuff is finished with pale blue fabric and strip of pale leather, 9.5" long. > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Zia Pottery Design,
Lot # 346 - WPA Era Watercolor of Zia Pottery Design,
depicts three birds with split tails in "house of arches," similar to the designs published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
Lot # 419 - Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
ca 1960, wool, woven in bright colors of red, blue, brown, green, yellow, and black against a tan ground with cornstalk border, central image has nine dancing figures in profile and one standing, four corner ties; 55.5" long x 48.5" wide. > Item Details
Northern Arapaho(?) Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 187 - Northern Arapaho(?) Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1885, each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of translucent maroon, greasy yellow, pale green, and cobalt in the shape of a large cross on the vamps and narrow rectangles along the soles, 9.5" long. > Item Details
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