Lot 9    

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
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Lot # 580 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
Lot # 127 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
ca 1900-1920. Lightly stone-polished vessel with indented base, round body and elongated neck. Repeated floral or wing design, 7.5" high x 8" diameter. > 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
Cabinet Card of
Lot # 345 - Cabinet Card of "Chief of Huron’s",
albumen image with pencil inscription on rearn "Maurise Bastien Chief of Huron," with imprint of "J.E. Livernois, Quebec." Full length studio photograph of a very Caucasian looking person in traditional Huron clothing and holding a Northern Plains stone war club, undoubtedly a prop provided by the ... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 497 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1890. Sinew and thread-sewn. Throat with rolled lane of white, dark blue, green and red-white heart beads, repeated in wide lanes along sides. Main panel decorated with a central device of green beads, oultined in translucent red beads, with bordering geometric devices of dark blue and yellow. ... > Item Details
Pima /Tohono-O'odham Coiled Baskets,
Lot # 79 - Pima /Tohono-O'odham Coiled Baskets,
lot of 4. Includes one of willow with upright flaring walls and 6 devil's claw plant(?) motifs, 4.5" high x 9" diameter; PLUS another of willow with overall maze-like pattern woven in devil's claw and a zigzag outer rim, 3" high x 9.5" diameter; PLUS a small willow with flaring walls and a rectangu... > Item Details
Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
Lot # 677 - Winnebago Finger Woven Yarn Bag,
ca 1890. Beautiful polychrome wools are twill woven into geometric patterns, length 19" x height 18". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 578 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900 have sinew-sewn(?) beadwork in colors of cobalt, green, and red on white background in bold geometric design of triangles and diamonds on the vamp and along the soles. Cuffs are bound in red wool and back of heel and front tabs have beaded tassels, length 11". > Item Details
Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 237 - Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, each pair has sinew-sewn beadwork. Includes a pair in colors of red, cobalt, green, yellow, and medium blue on a background of white and with long triangles on the vamps and smaller ones along the soles. Cuff is bound in green cotton, 9.5" long. AND a pair beaded in colors of yellow, bla... > Item Details
Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 233 - Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a slipper cut and thread-sewn beadwork in a curvilinear motif in colors of cobalt and translucent rose. Cuff is finished with pale blue fabric and strip of pale leather, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Pima Basket,
Lot # 378 - Pima Basket,
made of coiled willow with devil's claw motif of stepped rectangles connected by horizontal lines; 2.5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Cow Horn Effigy Spoon,
Lot # 601 - Sioux Cow Horn Effigy Spoon,
terminating in a likeness of a bird and with the handle covered in calico that has been thread-sewn in place, length 10". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 392 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
20th century. Black and red-on-white slip, geometric pattern alternating between red blocks divided by black horizontal lines and white blocks containing two black elongated triangles. Interior rim painted red with black lip; 8.25" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Five Plains Beaded Items,
Lot # 721 - Five Plains Beaded Items,
includes one napkin ring of blue and white loomed beads on birch-bark frame, diameter 1.5". PLUS one small beaded pouch hanging from a loomed strap, length 2.25". PLUS one loom beaded headband with porcupine quilled rosette attached to band with a trade bead, length 23". PLUS a loom beaded belt with... > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
Lot # 538 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Rifle Scabbard,
has two bands of floral beadwork along the outer edge and in the middle. Bead colors include blue, cobalt, green, red, and white; scabbard ends in fine twisted fringe and has additional fringe near the band; 45" long with fringe. > Item Details
Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 644 - Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with orange and black triangular geometric patterns and spade design at tips, back undecorated, length 50.75" x width 3.25". Included is a ribbon awarding this bow "Second Premium" at the "American Indian Exposition, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1959". After the Modoc War in 1873 ma... > 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
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Lot # 483 - Gros Ventre/Assiniboin Hide Shirt with Beaded Fabric Strips,
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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
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