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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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Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 397 - Santo Domingo Jar,
ca 1910-1920. Concave base, with red panel at bottom, majority of body with cream slip decorated with typical geometric devices. Interior of rim decorated with a row of black dots; 11" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Northern Plains Photogravures,
Lot # 454 - Edward Curtis Northern Plains Photogravures,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian, Folio XVIII, 1928. Includes "Tsaassi-Mis-Salla ('Crow with Necklace') - Sarci" (Plate 618), "A Cree" (Plate 626) and "A Cree Woman" (Plate 627). All with 1926 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, ... > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Purse,
Lot # 181 - Iroquois Beaded Purse,
designed with multicolored beads in a beautiful floral pattern, accented with various shades of similar colors; beaded looped fringe, two machine-braded handles connected by a knotted ball at top; 7" high x 7" wide. > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 10 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 46th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes the 9th Annual Report for 1887-88, publ. 1892, 617 pp. PLUS 11th Annual Report for 1889-90, publ. 1894, 553 pp. PLUS 18th Annual ... > 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
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
Catlinite Carp Effigy Pipe,
Lot # 297 - Catlinite Carp Effigy Pipe,
single piece carved cigarette holder with Euro/American amber pipe stem, 8" long x 3" high. > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Native American Baskets,
Lot # 197 - Eastern Woodland Native American Baskets,
lot of 3. Includes a split ash oval decorated with cut potato stamping; 3.5" high x diameter 11"; PLUS a corn husk two-handled vase-shaped basket with scalloped lip; 8" high; AND a 2nd corn husk basket, circular; 8" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
Lot # 440 - American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
titled in print "Kan-Lack-Quy Tewa 1905," and signed "E. A. Burbank, Polacca, Ariz." Monochrome waist length portrait of an older Native American man; 10" high x 14.5" wide, in original gilt frame; 18.7" high x 23.6" wide.Elbridge Ayer Burbank (1858-1949), born Harvard, IL, particularly known for hi... > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 380 - Tohono O'odham Basket,
is coiled of yucca and has 5 devil's claw animals that appear to be mice decorating sides of large container, rim is wrapped with devil's claw in a criss-cross pattern; 11.5 " high x 11" diameter. > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Traveling Bag,
Lot # 592 - Sioux Beaded Hide Traveling Bag,
ca 1895, elaborately decorated on four sides with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium blue, translucent pale green, red, cobalt, greasy yellow, and marcasites. Overall geometric design consists of outlined diamonds and triangles; central motif on one side is a cross with split ends and other si... > Item Details
Northern  Sioux  Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 228 - Northern Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1895,each sinew(?)-sewn in colors of tan-orange, cobalt, green, pale blue, and red. Design on vamps consists of lanes of alternating colors and triangular tabs at base of tongues. Green wool with a pinked edge decorates cuff, 10" long. > 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
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 146 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1910, tightly handspun wool woven in indigo, vegetal yellow, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Designed with three large red lightning bolts, alternating indigo and yellow stripes inside; 72" long x 52" wide. > Item Details
Beaded and Quilled Bags,
Lot # 205 - Beaded and Quilled Bags,
lot of 3. Includes one calf hide bag that is wrapped on edges with dyed porcupine quills and is bound on flap with red calico. Tin cones hold magenta yarn; closure ornament is quill wrapped rawhide; 9.5' long x 7" wide; PLUS a drawstring leather pouch with fringed edges and a simple beaded design ... > 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
Photograph at Zuni by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 462 - Photograph at Zuni by Ben Wittick,
albumen; 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock; 10" x 12", signed, numbered and titled in negative, entitled "A Trip to Zuni, A View of the Pictured Rock on the Road to Zuni" numbered "625." Image of a man holding a shotgun, pointing to the petroglyphs visible on the rock formations in backgroun... > Item Details
Hupa Twined Basket,
Lot # 633 - Hupa Twined Basket,
has simple decoration of triangles and forked rectangles along the rim; two lattice-twined rods border a dark zigzag band near rim. Body of basket is light brown, decorative motifs are yellow; rim warps are cut flush, height 6.25" x diameter 9". > Item Details
Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 664 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
is illustrated in Who's Who in Indian Relics No. 2 (1968:45). Tomahawk has a wooden haft with row of brass tacks and some file branding. Pipe is made of brass, length 19.5". > Item Details
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