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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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Hopi Wedding Vase,
Lot # 111 - Hopi Wedding Vase,
salmon colored, wide spout openings, rain cloud depicted on one side and different design on other, signed "B. Monongye, Old Oraibi. Ariz"; 12" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 289 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
appears to be an early piece (19th century) with file marks still visible in places, nice old patina, heavy use, traditional "T" shape, and 8.85" long x 5" high. > Item Details
Child's Cowhide Chaps,
Lot # 724 - Child's Cowhide Chaps,
ca 1890-1910. Native Americans probably tanned and stitched these; leather ties add decoration, length from waistband 18", width (folded) 11.5". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 277 - Plains Doll,
has a molded leather face with painted features and a knitted flesh-colored cloth body. Doll has thread hair with red yarn ties, leather dress and moccasins, loom beadwork belt and headband, and a necklace of black and clear beads, 13.5" high. > Item Details
Apache Flop Head Club,
Lot # 364 - Apache Flop Head Club,
ca 1870, with rawhide covered ball head, straight rawhide covered wood handle with blue and white bead work at top and bottom; 19" long. Fine old polished patina. > Item Details
Pomo Basket,
Lot # 630 - Pomo Basket,
ca. 1900. Finely coiled with remnants of woodpecker top-knot feathers and others from an unknown bird. Dark brown parallelograms begin on underside and rotate up toward rim, height 2.25" x diameter 4.75". > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wooden Quilled and Feathered Stem,
Lot # 503 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wooden Quilled and Feathered Stem,
traditional "T" tapered shaped bowl, 5" high x 9.25" long; stem has lower 2/3 decorated with horsehair, feathers, and dyed quills, 21.5" long; total length 30.5". Bowl shows considerable use > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
Lot # 547 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
has geometric designs executed in primary colors of brilliant red, blue, and yellow with small patches of green. Designs are outlined in black. Red wool strips wrapped with leather lacing create a bold border along edges and sides. Additional strips of leather form a handle and ties, length 16.5"... > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 380 - Tohono O'odham Basket,
is coiled of yucca and has 5 devil's claw animals that appear to be mice decorating sides of large container, rim is wrapped with devil's claw in a criss-cross pattern; 11.5 " high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
Lot # 311 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
20th century,sewn with rawhide, painted in vibrant colors of red, yellow, and blue and green and designed with nested triangles. Two circular disks close top and bottom and are tied to body with rawhide fringe, 15" long. > Item Details
Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
Lot # 58 - Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
twined of spruce root has "Alaska" woven in green fiber and has two cream bands bordering top and bottom. Basket was probably originally a cup; remnants of handle remain on side, 3.5" high x 3.5" diameter. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Stirrup Pitcher,
Lot # 99 - Acoma Polychrome Stirrup Pitcher,
ca 1920, black and red on white, with indented base. Pitcher is covered with rain bird designs, one "spout" has been made into the head of a bird, handle painted red with two grooves; 7.5" high x 6" diameter. > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Zuni Pottery Design,
Lot # 347 - WPA Era Watercolor of Zuni Pottery Design,
depicts four deer in a "house of deer," similar to the designs published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > Item Details
Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 238 - Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925. Includes a pair with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red-orange, electric blue, green, yellow, and clear in a design of a rectangle filled with a zigzag pattern on the vamps and two small tabs on either side of rectangle, small triangles fill a band along the soles, 10" long; AND a pair ... > Item Details
Quilled and Beaded Leg Bands,
Lot # 530 - Quilled and Beaded Leg Bands,
ca 1890, on cotton with cotton and sinew-stitching. Quilled rawhide slats designed with purple and blue zigzag through center with white, purple, and red crosses in cruxes, against an orange ground. White and green bead fringe on bottom. Each with two hide ties; 14.5" long x 7" wide. Likely Hidatsa... > Item Details
Northern Plains Stone Pipe Bowl,
Lot # 301 - Northern Plains Stone Pipe Bowl,
carved in traditional "T" shape from a purplish brown slate, never used. Height: 2.8"; Length: 3.2". > Item Details
Iroquois Victorian Lady's Boot Whimsy,
Lot # 172 - Iroquois Victorian Lady's Boot Whimsy,
in faceted amber colored beads, decorated with ornate flowers and bird, pocket in collar of boot; 9.5" high. > Item Details
Blackfeet/Assiniboin Beaded Fabric Cuffs,
Lot # 528 - Blackfeet/Assiniboin Beaded Fabric Cuffs,
have thread-sewn beadwork in oversized diamonds and triangles in colors of cobalt, orange, and maroon on a white ground. Cuffs are bound in a maroon fabric and close with metal hooks and eyes; 10" high. > Item Details
Tintypes of American Indians,
Lot # 619 - Tintypes of American Indians,
lot of 7. Includes 3.4" x 5" plate showing two Pawnee in studio, each with multi-necklaces, and blanket over arm; PLUS a 1.75" x 3" of a Pawnee child, seated wearing shell choker, hide leggings, beaded garters, and cotton shirt. Tintype has rose tinting in face and blue on leggings; PLUS a cdv size... > 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
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