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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 Calf-Head Bag,
Lot # 270 - Sioux Beaded Calf-Head Bag,
ca 1895, has beaded patches where eyes, mouth, and ears would have been. Colors are green, cobalt, and white; colors on beaded, stepped triangle trim are the same, plus red. Tin cones with remnants of cloth inside are attached to the tips of the ears. Bag has a calico top with a drawstring closur... > Item Details
Acoma Vessels,
Lot # 91 - Acoma Vessels,
lot of 2. Includes vessel of classic color scheme and shape, designed with stylized floral and geometric patterns, neck with saw-tooth pattern, black lip, "Acoma, NM" painted on bottom; 5.5" high x 6.75" diameter; AND a stirrup-handled vessel with image of a double-headed bird on sone side and geome... > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Purses,
Lot # 180 - Iroquois Beaded Purses,
lot of 2. Beautifully designed in floral motifs of multiple shades of white, red, yellow, and blue on black velveteen; both 6.5" high x 6.5" wide. > 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
Navajo Yeibichai Weaving,
Lot # 423 - Navajo Yeibichai Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in natural cream, aniline dyed red, yellow, blue and orange with natural dark brown ground. Designed in two panels separated by vertical stripes and zigzags, each panel has four brightly dressed Yei, corner ties on three of four; 63" long x 32.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 581 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium green, cobalt, and translucent yellow on a white background; designs of long triangles on vamps separated by white lanes with small cobalt crosses. Motifs along soles consist of hexagons with triangles on four of the sides; cuffs are trimmed with a ... > 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  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 502 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag,
ca 1895, sinew-sewn and exquisitely beaded in colors of light and dark blue, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and red with white-heart against a white ground. Throat with rolled lane and drops made of quilled hide and tin cones. Entire body beaded in American flags and intricate geometric devices. Qu... > Item Details
Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
Lot # 68 - Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
lot of 3. Includes two Pima woven baskets -- one a bowl and other a "tumbler" -- both of willow with devil's claw fret motifs encircling the baskets and with rims of the same material. One is a bowl, 2" high x 9" diameter; PLUS the tumbler, 4.5" high x 4.5" diameter; AND a Hopi coiled yucca plaque... > Item Details
<i>Banner-Stones of the North American Indian</i>,
Lot # 18 - Banner-Stones of the North American Indian,
signed by the author. Knoblock, Bryon W. Quincy (IL): published by author, 1965. 4to in green cloth with embossed gilt cover, third binding, 596 pp. Includes all plates, maps, etc. The "Bible" of American Indian banner stones, a classic in North American Archaeology. > Item Details
Lot # 354 - "La Florida" Native American Engravings By DeBry,
lot of 18. All on laid paper, from watercolors by Le Moyne de Morgues, published in late 16th and 17th century. This lot includes 18 engravings, all but two showing Florida Native Americans, other 2 are of French fort. All approx. 6" x 7.5". > Item Details
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
Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
Lot # 128 - Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
lot of 2, both ca 1920, black and red flower design on basket, handle black with red underside, base slipped red; 5.5" high x 7" diameter, AND wedding jar with connecting symmetrical design, painted in bold, thick lines, handle painted in red with white ovals, red dots on rims of spouts; 7.5" high x... > 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
Group of Arrow Shafts,
Lot # 200 - Group of Arrow Shafts,
lot of 10. Includes one with complete arrow shaft with arrow hafted with sinew, end painted in red and blue; 30.75" long; PLUS five shafts with bulbous ends, three of these have sinew wrapped on middle and at end; 16.25" long, 16.25" long, 27" long; PLUS two decorated with faded blue markings; 17.7... > Item Details
Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
Lot # 42 - Classic Books on New England Archaeology,
lot of 3. Includes Schabisch, Max. Archaeology of Delaware River Valley. Harrisburg: Penn. Historical Commission, 1930. Vol. 1, 8vo in blue cloth with gilt embossed lettering, 181 pp, with all maps and illustrations; PLUS Willoughby, Charles C. Antiquities of the New England Indians... Cambridge: Pe... > Item Details
WPA Era Wood Block
Lot # 349 - WPA Era Wood Block "Indian Harvest",
signed "Anita Fluton '33" and numbered 3/25. Design is typical of the WPA era, framed 15" wide x 18.5" high. > Item Details
Navajo and Mexican  Weavings,
Lot # 145 - Navajo and Mexican Weavings,
lot of 2, one of tightly handspun wool woven in natural colors of brown, tan, cream, and aniline dyed red with storm design; 40" long x 28" wide. AND a soft, tightly woven commercial wool in red, black, cream, and gray blue, banded design with cotton ties on edges; 42.5" long x 26" wide. > Item Details
Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
Lot # 533 - Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
ca 1920, have a simple design created by cutting the leather into various geometric shapes and allowing the velvet to show through to the outside. Gauntlets are lined with indigo and cream cotton and have a long fringe along outer edge; 17.5" long. > Item Details
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