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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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University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 40 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 6. Including Snow, Charles E. "Indian Knoll Skeletons of Site Oh 2, Ohio County, Kentucky;" The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology, Vol. IV, No. 3. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. of Ky., 1948. 8vo rebound in red cloth boards, original paper wraps retained. PLUS Webb, W. S... > Item Details
Plains Carved and Painted Quirt Handle,
Lot # 521 - Plains Carved and Painted Quirt Handle,
deeply patinated pine, with engraved type figural carvings of a a tipi, snake, arrow, thunderbird, and a Native American wearing a eagle feather headress. Decorated with bands of brass tacks and traces of old red and yellow paint. Holes at top for whip thongs and at base for wrist strap; 17.25" long... > Item Details
Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
Lot # 635 - Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
has twined geometric motifs in overlay techniques, which cannot be seen on the inside, height 3.5" x diameter 6.5". > Item Details
Great Lakes Miniature Snow Shoes,
Lot # 225 - Great Lakes Miniature Snow Shoes,
with sinew and rawhide lacing in a wooden frame, toe ends rubbed with red pigment, 15" long. > Item Details
Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
Lot # 597 - Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
ca. 1890, has a two-piece construction. Engraved with geometric designs, red wash with green or faded blue in engraved areas and ornamented with leather thong wrappings with hanging fringe. A thin piece of sheet lead is mounted to the top near tone slide, length 14". > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 125 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
shallow, flat-bottomed bowl with flaring sides, interior with "negative" feather motif surrounding a central floral design, signed "Lu_ita R Vigil, San Ildefonso", 2.5" h x 10.5" d. > Item Details
Two Plains Drums and Drumstick,
Lot # 324 - Two Plains Drums and Drumstick,
includes a round bentwood frame with rawhide skin cover, 15.5" diameter; PLUS a square drum with rawhide skin cover and red and black striped woven wool edging, made from old packing crate, handle is old cloth covered electric wire, 12" square; AND a rawhide-covered drum stick with wrapped woven woo... > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 184 - Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red "white hearts," medium blue, white, crystal, and green in a stylized floral motif on the vamps and the cuffs. Additional embellishment includes blue silk bindings and ribbon ties. Muslin lines the cuffs; mattress ticking lines the vamps; 8.75" long. > Item Details
Pueblo <i>Heshi</i> Necklaces,
Lot # 156 - Pueblo Heshi Necklaces,
Lot of 2. Includes one turquoise and heshi necklace with silver hook and eye clasp strung on cotton; 30" long; AND one with 3 strands of turquoise baroque discs and heshi strung on cotton; 30" long. > 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
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
Eastern Woodlands Pot Hook,
Lot # 203 - Eastern Woodlands Pot Hook,
hand carved from single piece of hardwood with branch for hook, top end with carved notch for hanging strap, nice old polished patina, possibly early 19th century; 14.25" long. > Item Details
Great Lakes Tobacco Cutting Board,
Lot # 660 - Great Lakes Tobacco Cutting Board,
probably Chippewa, late 19th century. Palmate section of cut moose antler has border outlined with brass trade tacks. Deeply engraved figure of a deer is visible in upper left. Hanging strap of blue calico is tied to one corner. Board exhibits heavy wear and nice patina, 10" long x 11.5" wide. A... > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
Lot # 320 - Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
lot of 2, ca 1895. Includes one covered with jade colored beads and with initials "F" and "H" on either end, one set in yellow and the other in cobalt, 6" circumference. AND the other covered in red, white, and cobalt blue beads forming "pie" sections on the ball and with same initials on each end... > Item Details
Tusayan Rain God,
Lot # 131 - Tusayan Rain God,
a jovial figurine with pierced ears and painted body. Rain God is covered in white slip with raindrop decoration on face, necklace, and pot; sun depicted on forehead. Written on 2 tags tied to his arm are "Southwest Pueblo" and "Tusayan Rain God"; 6" high. > Item Details
Plains Indian War Club,
Lot # 544 - Plains Indian War Club,
ca. late 19th century. Bi-pointed quartzite head mounted on rawhide covered wood handle. Blue & red paint, nice old patina; 27" long. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
Lot # 293 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
bowl is finely carved in pipe/tomahawk form, 3.8" long x 7.75" high with carved and file branded wood stem, 19" long. Paper label with inked inscription "Made around 1960 Pine Ridge SD Oglala Sioux dance regalia". > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Women's Moccasins,
Lot # 257 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Women's Moccasins,
ca 1890, with fine porcupine quillwork in colors of aniline dyed red and green forming narrow stripes tipped with green on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in a design of triangles broken by a narrow stripe along the soles in colors of red, green, and cobalt on a white background. Moccasins h... > Item Details
Catlinite Effigy Pipe,
Lot # 662 - Catlinite Effigy Pipe,
is elbow type with full figure of a man on front of bowl, inked museum type accession number "5203," paper label with "Marquette Co., Wisconsin," 3.6" high x 2.3" long, fine old patina. > Item Details
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