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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 4th Annual Report for 1882-83, publ. 1886, 532 pp. PLUS 13th Annual Report for 1891-92, publ. 1896, 462 pp. PLUS 16th Anual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 22nd Annual Report for 1900-01, Part 1, publ. 1904, 320 pp. PLUS 28th Annual Report for 1906-07, publ. 1912, 308 pp plus appendix of B.A.E. publications, 35 pp. AND 33rd Annual Report for 1911-12, publ. 1919, 677 pp. These six reports deal with many of the earliest archaeological excavations of the Cliff Dwellings and ancient Pueblos in the southwest with wonderful B&W & color plates of recovered material culture such as baskets, pottery and more, also sections on Native American ethnobotany, Hawaiian mythology, prehistoric textiles, Omaha dwellings, Peruvian Trephination, and Mallery's seminal work on picture writing.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc, 1st with moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 2nd with private lib. blind stamp on title pg, else as above, VG; 3rd broken hinge & as 1st above, G+; 4th moderate shelf wear, light even toning, short margin tears to a very few pp, VG; 5th as 1st above, VG;
Est $300 - $400
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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
Santa Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 119 - Santa Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
highly polished, with painted stepped design on shoulder, signed "Marie & Julian"; 5" high x 8.25" diameter. > Item Details
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Leather Mirror Case,
Lot # 567 - Sioux Leather Mirror Case,
ca 1870, made from thick, rich, leather with a plethora of tiny brass tacks outlining the edges of pouch and flap. Tacks in the form of horse tracks represent animals captured, the "X" a first coup, and the two circles with three falling lines represent bullet wounds, suffered by the owner, each wo... > Item Details
Lot # 354 - "La Florida" Native American Engravings By DeBry,
lot of 18. All on laid paper, from watercolors by Le Moyne de Morgues, published in late 16th and 17th century. This lot includes 18 engravings, all but two showing Florida Native Americans, other 2 are of French fort. All approx. 6" x 7.5". > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 433 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, handspun wool woven in natural colors of brown and cream against a gray border, with two "squash blossoms" at opposite ends and geometric shape in center, three corner ties; 58" long x 30" wide. > Item Details
African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
Lot # 733 - African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
hand-carved from a single piece of softwood and polychrome painted in red and black on white ground. Four drilled holes at rear sides for mounting straps and open mouth for vision while wearing, height 23". Includes a custom-made mounting stand. > Item Details
Two Puebloan Figurines,
Lot # 132 - Two Puebloan Figurines,
includes a typical Tesuque Rain God with painted face and chest holding a decorated pot between his legs; 5.5" high; AND a Santo Domingo spotted effigy bird bottle; 4.5" long x 3.5" high. > Item Details
Iroquois Staff,
Lot # 697 - Iroquois Staff,
made of knotted hardwood with separate curved handle. A black painted Broken Nose False Face mask, probably of basswood and with blond horsehair, is attached to the handle. Staff 50.5", mask is 2". > Item Details
Northern California Twined Basket,
Lot # 640 - Northern California Twined Basket,
has super fine finger work, with an overlay decoration of triangles bordering 3 stepped parallel lines. Lattice twined rods are placed above tiny checked pattern at rim, height 2.75" x diameter 3.5". > Item Details
Great Lakes Loom Woven Beaded Belts,
Lot # 204 - Great Lakes Loom Woven Beaded Belts,
lot of 4. Includes one in colors of red, yellow, pink, green, and cobalt on a white background with geometric designs and flowers; 31" long x 2" wide; PLUS another of red flowers with green leaves on a white background and trimmed with a medium blue beaded edging, remnants of cream colored silk back... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 577 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, cobalt, and medium blue. Design on vamps consists of a large diamond pointing toward toes and with small triangles running along the sole, length 10.5". > Item Details
Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 460 - Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
lot of 2, both untitled albumen; 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock; 10" x 12", including one signed and titled in negative, and with blind stamp on cardstock mount, entitled "The Navajo Church 'Tseh-O-Ve' of the Navaho's old land mark near ????, N.M.," image showing a dismounted white man lea... > Item Details
Tintype of Sioux Indians,
Lot # 340 - Tintype of Sioux Indians,
tourist cdv sized image of two white women with a Sioux Indian in fell eagle feather headdress between them, mounted in original hinged paper mat. Found in Cincinnati, and perhaps taken at one of the encampments at the Cincinnati Zoo. > 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
Kidder's <i>Pecos</i> Volumes on the Southwest,
Lot # 5 - Kidder's Pecos Volumes on the Southwest,
lot of 4. Kidder, Alfred V. Includes The Pottery of Pecos Vol. I & II; PLUS The Artifacts of Pecos; AND An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931, 1936, 1932, & 1924 respectively. 4to, green cloth. Includes all plate and foldout photographs. So... > Item Details
Four Native American Baskets,
Lot # 198 - Four Native American Baskets,
includes an oval Micmac quilled lidded box with natural quill work and maple leaves on lid, birch bark base; 4.75" long x 2.25" high x 3" wide; PLUS a round lidded basket in sea grass; 2.5" high x 5" diameter; PLUS another sea grass lidded box; 2.5" high x 4.75" diameter; AND a pine cone and coiled ... > Item Details
Four Beaded Hide Pouches,
Lot # 722 - Four Beaded Hide Pouches,
includes one Athapaskan with a floral motif on each side in colors of blue, red, rose, green, turquoise, and translucent with black fabric drawstring top and fringed border, length 14.5". PLUS an Apache drawstring pouch with large center diamond filled with checked motif on each side and a simple bo... > Item Details
Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 367 - Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
thread-sewn hide in colors of white, blues, green, and red. One side with central design of stacked rectangles in diamond shape surrounded by a decorated circle with white border; opposite with large diamond formed by stacked rectangles with pale blue border. Beautiful long beaded fringe at bottom, ... > Item Details
Tesuque Rain God,
Lot # 134 - Tesuque Rain God,
ca 1916, figure coated in shimery tan slip, holding pot to collect rain; 6.25" high. Great detail on feet! > Item Details
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