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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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Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
Lot # 535 - Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
made of thread-sewn hide. Delightful little mittens with cuffs decorated in blue, white, and red "white heart" seed beads. Front side of cuff with white zigzags against red ground with blue beaded "bow", reverse side with alternating blue and red rectangles. Fringe on outer edge; 5.75" long. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
Lot # 70 - Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
lot of 2. Includes one large basket woven of yucca with devil's claw stepped geometric designs rotating around the baskets, and forming a diamond pattern, rim wrapped in devil's claw, 6.5" high x 11.25" diameter AND an African basket designed with zigzag arrows, 6" high x 15" diameter. > 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
Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
Lot # 525 - Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
lot of 2. Includes a roach spreader constructed of a parfleche base with two upright pheasant feathers set in metal bases created from a "Mennen Borated Baby Talcum" tin can. A hollow bone, unattached to base, would also support a feather. Tin holders are wired to keep talcum tin supports upright. F... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 8 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
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 30t... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Half Leggings,
Lot # 473 - Sioux Beaded Half Leggings,
ca 1890, have stylized floral designs in dark red, turquoise, rose, cobalt, brass marcasites, green, on a tanned hide with calico cloth backing. Legging fronts are trimmed with a red woven braid and a sage colored braid; backs have a navy denim binding; 17.5" high. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 390 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and red-on-white, globular shape with indented bottom and thin walls. Wonderful geometric designs, possibly birds decorate neck and body, interior rim painted red; 7.5" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Early Cherokee Basket,
Lot # 165 - Early Cherokee Basket,
twilled plaited technique, with ash or hickory bent wood handle and with stepped design in natural, red and dark brown; 11" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Cooking Pots,
Lot # 154 - Navajo Cooking Pots,
lot 2, 20th century, simple gourd-shaped jars made with brown clay and sealed with pinon pitch. According to the consignor, this type of pot is used to cook stew as well as prepare medicinal herbs. Made by Mary Begay from Lukaichkai, New Mexico (near Shiprock); 8.25" high x 5" diameter, and 8" high ... > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 98 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
20th-century. Black and red on white slip, decorated with a pair of beautiful stylized birds and terraced geometric patterns beneath the spouts, corrugated handle; 9" high x 7.5" diameter. > Item Details
Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 624 - Plateau Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have red wool circles from which radiates a simple beadwork decoration in colors of blue, greasy yellow, and cobalt. Short fringes jut from the heels, legth 9". > Item Details
Zia Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 402 - Zia Polychrome Jar,
late 19th century, with mesmerizing, organic design, black wave-like band on shoulder mirrored on body by red and black floral pattern, on red clay body; 10.5" high x 12" diameter. > Item Details
Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Lot # 53 - Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Riggs, Rev. S.R. Dakota ABC Wowapi. New York: American Tract Society, n.d. but Seibert [1999:1054] indicates 1867(?). 16mo, stiff illustrated wraps, 32 pp. Paper appears to be later, possibly a 1890's reprint. > 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 Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
Lot # 315 - Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
ca 1910, sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, white, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a light blue ground, with two hide ties on each end, 29.5 x 2.25". > Item Details
Pima Basket,
Lot # 369 - Pima Basket,
coiled of willow with 6 devil's claw toads or mice on sides and with a rim of same material. Documentation includes catalog card from the John Short Museum in Fresno, CA; label reads "Pima. Sacaton, Ariz. Jan. 1924.," 4" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Santo Domingo Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 396 - Santo Domingo Polychrome Jar,
black and red-on-white, of monumental size, globular flat-bottomed vessel with floral and zigzag designs on body and geometric devices on shoulder; 14.5" high x 19.5" diameter. A tour-de-force of the potter's art. > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 434 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in all natural colors of gray, browns, and cream with a beautifully understated serrated diamond design, three corner ties; 59.5" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 240 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, white, and red white heart beads creating lanes with short arms on the vamps. Lanes resemble connected crosses. A lane of cobalt-stepped triangles on a white ground adds interest along the sole. Additional accent beads are pale green and greasy ye... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
Lot # 450 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Henry - Wichita" (Plate 656), "Walter Ross - Wichita" (Plate 657), "Water Rite Purification, Cheyenne Animal Dance" (Plate 662) and "At the Pool, Animal Dance - Cheyenne" (Plate 663). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures... > Item Details
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