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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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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
Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
Lot # 29 - Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
including scarce Moorehead, Warren King. Hematite Implements of the United States Andover (MA): Phillips Academy, Dept. of Archaeology, Bulletin VI, 1912. 8vo in printed paper wraps, 97 numbered pages including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Wilson, Thomas. Arrowpoints, Spearpoints, and Knives... > Item Details
Classic  Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins,
Lot # 45 - Classic Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins,
lot of 3. Includes the classic: Swanton, John R. The Indians of the Southeastern United States. Washington (DC): G.P.O., 1946. 8vo, rebound in green cloth boards, with original printed paper wraps, 943 pp with all plates. PLUS Hodge, Frederick W. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washing... > 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
Paiute Seed Basket,
Lot # 650 - Paiute Seed Basket,
has conical form and is woven of willow in twill pattern and decorated with simple bands of lighter colored fiber that add interest to the surface; basket has two cordage handles, 14.5" high. > 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
Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
Lot # 65 - Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
ca 1920, probably Tlingit, painted in yellow, green, red, and black tempera, height 14". > 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 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
Lot # 529 - Sioux Beaded Hide Cuffs,
with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red-orange, cobalt, translucent chartreuse, and greasy yellow on a clear bead background. Designs consist of two large diamonds and stylized crosses terminating in rectangles that divide into "Y"s. Small crosses, black Victorian beaded braid, several large me... > Item Details
Plains Indian Horn Spoon and Wand Handle,
Lot # 602 - Plains Indian Horn Spoon and Wand Handle,
lot of 2. Includes a big horn sheep spoon with a leather covered handle terminating in short fringe. Leather is thread-stitched. Length: 10.75"; AND a wooden artifact with a deeply carved zigzag running entire length of wand(?). Surface has a red-brown pigment; midsection wrapped with leather stri... > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 654 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in blues, greens, reds, and yellows against pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Bag has an elaborate floral pattern with white and yellow zigzag border, mauve beaded loops under straps, matching beaded fringe with red cotton yarn tassels at bottom, 45.5 x 18". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
Penobscot Root Stock Club,
Lot # 201 - Penobscot Root Stock Club,
wonderfully menacing looking club with spiked root tips at head and chip-carved stylized floral design on handle, hole drilled through end for holding strap; 20" long. > 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
Sioux Stone War Club,
Lot # 543 - Sioux Stone War Club,
massive stone head with rawhide covered wood handle and dark horsehair tassel; 48" long including tassel, ca. late 19th century. Includes inked museum card with "No. 5 War Club. Handle Wound With Leather Dark Horse Tail At End. Dark Stone 6" Long Sioux. Pine Ridge Res. Chadron, Neb. Jan. 1911", ca... > Item Details
Colorful Iroquois Purses & Beadwork,
Lot # 182 - Colorful Iroquois Purses & Beadwork,
lot of 8. Includes bag with outside flaps, with floral motif on black velveteen; 6.5" high x 6" wide; PLUS bag with outside flaps with floral design; 6" high x 6" wide; PLUS red pouch with multi-colored floral design on felt and velveteen border; 3.5" high x 4" wide; PLUS flower-shaped pin cushion w... > Item Details
Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
Lot # 52 - Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
lot of two both folio in brown cloth boards, includes Vols. VI & VII of U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, Editor J.W. Powell, G.P.O., Washington D.C., 1890. Tiles include The Cegiha Language by J.O. Dorsey; AND Dakota-English Dicyionary by S.R. Riggs > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 387 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
beautifully decorated with symmetrical design of rain birds on neck of spouts and angular geometric patterns on body. Handle painted with black rectangles. Collected at Laguna, N.M. in August, 1916; 15" high x 11.5" maximum diameter. Unique to find a wedding jar of this scale. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 244 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, red, cobalt, greasy yellow, white, and crystal clear. Design on vamps consists of a large rectangle filled with small rectangles and with two short rectangular tabs on either side of large one. Small stepped triangles decorate soles and ... > Item Details
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