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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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Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 413 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900-1920, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, gray, cream, and burnt orange against a dyed red ground. Black border with white diamonds and designed with bold, stepped, serrated diamonds, 92.5 x 55.5". > Item Details
Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
Lot # 661 - Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
is beautifully carved single piece pipe bowl in the form of an eagle claw clutching a round bowl, 6.5" long x 2.6" high, shows no use. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Catlinite Stem,
Lot # 506 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Catlinite Stem,
two piece with traditional style "T" shaped bowl, 5.5" high x 11.5" long; stem is single piece round shaft, 19.5" long with wooden mouth-piece; total length 32.5". > Item Details
Western Apache Olla,
Lot # 358 - Western Apache Olla,
late 19th early 20th centuries. A fine woven willow storage jar with devil’s claw designs consisting of 18 human figures, 9 dogs, and numerous diamonds rising vertically on the walls of the olla. Rim is wrapped with devil's claw; 11" high x 10" diameter. > 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
Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 305 - Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes a hatband of natural and dark horsehair with a loop ornament closure and tassels, 24" long; AND a hair ornament constructed of a bone pin covered with elaborate braiding from which hangs a braided a braided heart surrounding a clover. Three tassels complete this delightful hair o... > Item Details
Northern Plains Porcupine Hair Roach,
Lot # 524 - Northern Plains Porcupine Hair Roach,
ca. 1890. made of porcupine guard hair and deer hair dyed yellow with a yarn wool base. Roach has a parfleche spreader; 12.25" long. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 255 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1895, each sinew-sewn with beaded decoration of cobalt triangles on the vamps and notched rectangle with two small greasy yellow rectangles on lower front of foot. Design is repeated near heel. White beads form the background. Sides, cuffs, and tongues have triangles, diamonds, and stripes in r... > Item Details
Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
Lot # 218 - Great Lakes Wooden Mortar and Pestle,
ca mid 19th century. Single piece hollowed barrel shaped mortar with wrought iron bands at top and base, 8.5" diameter x 20" high, with a single piece wood double ended (reversible) pestle, 47.25" high with both square and wire nails at ends to help crush grain. Wonderful old weathered and polishe... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
Lot # 273 - Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
ca 1900, thread-sewn hide with beaded front in colors of blue, greasy yellow, and red with white hearts against a white ground. Designed with geometric shapes and yellow beaded edging. Hide loop on back. Length: 6". Knife with single-edged forged steel, "BEPTRAM(?) Co" stamped on blade. Mounted in w... > Item Details
Plains Indian Drum and Stick,
Lot # 595 - Plains Indian Drum and Stick,
constructed of a cylinder of wood and a membrane of rawhide. Simple painted designs in primary colors of red and yellow, some designs are outlined in green, height 2.5" x diameter 8". Wooden stick has leather beater and leather strap, length 9.75". > Item Details
<i>Certain Mounds and Village Sites In Ohio</i>,
Lot # 27 - Certain Mounds and Village Sites In Ohio,
Mills, Wm. C. Columbus (OH): The F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1923. Volumes II-IV (missing Vol. I), limited edition of 500 each, 4to in red cloth boards. Rare and hard to find Ohio prehistory books. > 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
Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
Lot # 207 - Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
probably Great Lakes. Inlcudes one 27" long loop constructed of faceted, hand-carved purple dyed wooden beads, with bright silk ribbons at bottom; the other, 27" in length, consisting of multiple strands of black glass,seed, faceted, cane and barrel-shaped beads. > Item Details
Plains Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 230 - Plains Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
lot of 2 pairs. Includes one pair of Sioux with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of light blue, red, black, greasy yellow, and pink, colors are delightful. Design on vamps consists of a large triangle surrounded by smaller ones and pointing toward the toes; motif on fully beaded soles consists of lar... > Item Details
Santo Domingo Bowl,
Lot # 129 - Santo Domingo Bowl,
black and red on white, flat-bottomed bowl with deep walls, decorated with a simple repetitive geometric pattern; 3.75" high x 8.5" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Women's Beaded Hide Skirt,
Lot # 485 - Sioux Women's Beaded Hide Skirt,
has full A-line shape with hand-stitched seams and added fringe. Beaded strips have a white ground with cobalt triangles--each with a window of green, red, and a center of greasy yellow. Red crosses, that end in cobalt triangles, separate triangles. Skirt can be adjusted for size and closes with ... > Item Details
Blackfeet Beaded Hide Cuffs,
Lot # 527 - Blackfeet Beaded Hide Cuffs,
have a great design of colonial Canadian flags and abstract floral motifs in colors of black red, green, cobalt, and marcasites on a white ground. The design is simple yet sophisticated; 8" high. > Item Details
Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
Lot # 621 - Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
ca. 1800. Irregular oval shape with bottleneck type pouring spout at one end, length 10.2" x height 3" x width 6.5", wonderful rich brown patina. > Item Details
Western Missions and Missionaries:
Lot # 55 - Western Missions and Missionaries:
A Series of Letters by Rev. P.J. De Smet of the Society of Jesus. New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1859. 12mo in embossed and gilt green cloth, 532 pp. The preface includes a short bibliography of De Smet's works. Contains an account of his visit to the Sioux Indians and the badlands in September and October ... > Item Details
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