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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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Six Framed Prints by Karl Bodmer,
Lot # 356 - Six Framed Prints by Karl Bodmer,
all colored and 11" x 14" and with matching frames, 12.25" x 15.25". Titles include "Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Man;" "Kiasax, Piegan Blackfeet Man;" "Mih-Tutta-Hang-Kusch, Mandan Village;" "Buffalo and Elk on the Upper Missouri;" "Pehriska-Ruhpa, Hidatsa Man;" AND "Evening Bivouac on the Missouri." > Item Details
Beaded Necktie and Sash,
Lot # 323 - Beaded Necktie and Sash,
necktie woven with a floral design in colors of blue, red, yellow, and pink against a white ground. "Knot" beaded on soft hide and stuffed with cotton. Beaded neck strap sewn to blue cotton with rawhide piece that attaches to loop on back of "knot", 11.25". Beaded sash is designed with crosses, zigz... > Item Details
Santa Clara Black-on-Black Pottery,
Lot # 104 - Santa Clara Black-on-Black Pottery,
stone polished carved bowl decorated with wonderful geometric shapes and Avanyu. Signed "91/ Laura T/ Sta Clara/ Pue I"; 4" high x 4" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Stone War Club,
Lot # 546 - Sioux Stone War Club,
ca late 19th century, has a granite head with rawhide wrapped wood handle, length 26.5". > Item Details
Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
Lot # 464 - Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
ca 1885, with bold central design of pronged motifs extending from a green diamond that has a red window with a greasy yellow center. Broad red stripes alternating with greasy yellow stripes frame the diamond. Cobalt triangles point inward to stripes and stand out against the white ground. Flap a... > 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
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
Two Grey Hills Weaving,
Lot # 420 - Two Grey Hills Weaving,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in an unusually elongated shape in natural brown, tan, and cream against a speckled gray ground. Designed with terraced geometric pattern, feathers, and diamonds; 104" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
Lot # 632 - Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
is globular in shape with design of 3 "lightning rods" in red and black on walls and 3 projectile points on underside, height 5" x diameter 8.5". > Item Details
Santa Clara Red Ware Wedding Vessel,
Lot # 106 - Santa Clara Red Ware Wedding Vessel,
collected in 1916. Stone polished, polychrome footed vessel with squat bulbous body and two fluted spouts. Underside of vessel with brown slip, top portion red; 12" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 676 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has open top with old newspaper lining, cut potato decoration, length 16" x height 12" x width 12". Nice old patina. > Item Details
Lot # 452 - "A Medicine Head-Dress - Blackfoot" Photogravure by E.S. Curtis,
Plate 638 from The North American Indian, Folio XVIII, 1928. 1926 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15" in brown ink on 13" x 17" rice tissue sheet, mounted on paper with 18" x 22" mat of hand-made paper. > 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
Jicarilla Apache Hide Pouches,
Lot # 310 - Jicarilla Apache Hide Pouches,
lot of 2. Thread-sewn hide beaded in colors of white, red, green, and blues, decorated in geometrics with small closing flap at top, fringed sides, tin cones and fringe on bottom, 4.5 x 3" and 3.5 x 3" (excluding fringe and tin cones). > Item Details
Plains Cree Women's Beaded Fabric Leggings,
Lot # 480 - Plains Cree Women's Beaded Fabric Leggings,
decorated with three greasy yellow beaded stripes outlined in cobalt and alternating with white stripes. Tops are navy wool and edges are bound in red cotton. Leggings close with leather thongs; 11.5" high. > Item Details
Plains Spear Point  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 537 - Plains Spear Point Pipe Tomahawk,
ca 1880. Has wooden haft with file branding, with bands of brass tacks, and with a perforation holding a leather thong. Metal blade has a cross cutout in center; 18.75" long. Great color and patina. > Item Details
Ojibwa Bag,
Lot # 209 - Ojibwa Bag,
made of hide decorated in sparkling pink and blue beads with maple leaf and floral designs. Lip also outlined in beads. Drawstring closure has beaded hide balls at ends, with sturdy handle and long, soft fringe at bottom, 17.25" high with fringe x 8.75" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
Lot # 428 - Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
ca 1950's, tightly handspun wool woven in natural black, speckled gray, cream, and aniline dyed red with a bright, eye-catching pattern of 3-dimensional stacked cubes, original corner ties; 61" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
Three Blackfoot Photographs by Roland Reed,
Lot # 615 - Three Blackfoot Photographs by Roland Reed,
unmounted 11" x 14" early silver prints, including "The Hunting Ground", "The Watering Place" and "Waiting for the Hunters". Each image depicts the majestic landscape of the west and a clip into the lives of its Native Americans. Titled in pencil on rear. > Item Details
Sioux Stone War Club with Beaded Handle,
Lot # 545 - Sioux Stone War Club with Beaded Handle,
ca. late 19th century, has finely carved limestone bi-pointed head with double raised annular rings near each end, leather wrapped wood handle and top strap are completely covered with bands of polychrome beadwork, total length 18". > Item Details
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