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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 except 46th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes the 9th Annual Report for 1887-88, publ. 1892, 617 pp. PLUS 11th Annual Report for 1889-90, publ. 1894, 553 pp. PLUS 18th Annual Report, Parts 1 and 2, 1896-97, publ. 1899, Part 1 is 518 pp., Part II is pp. 527-997, plus 67 map plates. PLUS 24th Annual Report for 1902-03, publ. 1907, 846 pp. AND 46th Annual Report, publ 1930, 654 pp. These six reports include most of the major works on the Eskimos with wonderful illustrations of their material culture. Other topics include tribes of the upper Missouri, Apache medicine men, Siouan religious cults, Indian land cessions with maps, and much more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st with moderate shelf wear, light even toning & one end paper with tear, VG; 2nd as above except tear, & front hinge taped, rear cracked, VG-; 3rd as above less hinge damage, VG; 4th as above one as issued loose map has edge tears, VG; 5th as above, VG; 6th as above, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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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
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Plate,
Lot # 121 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Plate,
painted in matte over a polished black ground, with frieze of "negative" feathers, signed on base, "Marie and Julian"; 13" diameter. > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on NW Coast & Alaskan Native Americans,
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Pueblo Culinary Pots,
Lot # 405 - Pueblo Culinary Pots,
lot of 3, all either late 19th or very early 20th century. Includes a micaceous tempered jar with single loop handle applied at shoulder, notched lip decoration; 6.25" high x 7.5" diameter; PLUS a jar also with single loop handle at shoulder to lip. Heavy fire clouding on body from use; 8.4" high x ... > Item Details
Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 236 - Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork and with painted parfleche soles with colors visible on interior of moccasins. Includes a ca. 1885 Northern Teton (probably Hunkpapa) pair with beadwork in colors of brick-red metallic, brick red facetted, blue, purple metallic, orange, and dark green on white backgrou... > Item Details
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures,
Lot # 445 - Edward Curtis Photogravures,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Cheyenne Sun-Dance Lodge" (Plate 660), "Woisth - Cheyenne Woman" (Plate 669), "John Quapaw (Hunka Wakunta) - Quapaw" (Plate 681) and "A Comanche Mother" (Plate 685). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from cop... > Item Details
Navajo Eye Dazzler Weaving,
Lot # 430 - Navajo Eye Dazzler Weaving,
ca 1930's, tightly handspun wool woven with rich colors of cream, gray, black, and aniline dyed red, serrated diamond pattern, original corner ties; 82" long x 54.5" wide. > Item Details
Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 665 - Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
has plain hickory or ash handle with an unadorned metal blade and a remnant of old paper label with illegible inscription. Blade probably older than haft, but patination on both suggests the two have been together for many years, total length 12.5." > Item Details
Sioux Matching Polychrome  Parfleche Envelopes,
Lot # 550 - Sioux Matching Polychrome Parfleche Envelopes,
ca. 1890. Painted in bright colors of red, blue, and yellow and decorated with a repeating bold geometric pattern. Envelopes have hide ties, length 21.5" x height 10.5". > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
Lot # 73 - Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
lot of 3. All are willow with devil's claw geometric designs and wrapped rims; one a small, shallow oval, 5.25" long; PLUS a bowl, 4" high x 9" diameter; AND a large oval, 4.25" high x 13.25" long. > Item Details
Hopi Katsina Doll,
Lot # 90 - Hopi Katsina Doll,
carved of wood, is the Ho'Ote katsina. Orignal catalog card from the John Short Museum in Fresno, CA, reads: "Kachina (Buffalo)... Hopi. 3rd Mesa. Oraibi, Ariz. Aug. 1916." Right arm is missing from figure, but the lower portion of the same arm is still with the katsina. Katsina retains original ... > Item Details
Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 460 - Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
lot of 2, both untitled albumen; 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock; 10" x 12", including one signed and titled in negative, and with blind stamp on cardstock mount, entitled "The Navajo Church 'Tseh-O-Ve' of the Navaho's old land mark near ????, N.M.," image showing a dismounted white man lea... > 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
Great Lakes Ball Club,
Lot # 667 - Great Lakes Ball Club,
early 20th century, is carved from a single piece of basswood (?), with stamped and pyro geometric decoration. Canoe carved in relief on handle. Opposite ball is an inset chipped flint point. Rich brown polished patina, total length 18.25." > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Figural Basket,
Lot # 376 - Tohono O'odham Figural Basket,
made of coiled willow with two rows of devil's claw figures; 6" high x 10.25" diameter. > Item Details
Southwestern  Polychrome Bowls,
Lot # 116 - Southwestern Polychrome Bowls,
including 2 Hopi bowls with simple geometric designs; 2" high x 4" diameter and 2.5" high x 4" diameter; AND a hemispheric Acoma bowl with interior bird design, triangular corrugations around rim. "Acoma, NM" written on bottom; 5" diameter. > Item Details
Mills' <i>Archeological Atlas of Ohio</i>,
Lot # 25 - Mills' Archeological Atlas of Ohio,
Mills, William C. Columbus: Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1914. Oversized horizontal folio in illustrated red cloth boards, 8 pp. of text and 88 numbered maps. Limited edition of 500. > Item Details
Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
Lot # 682 - Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
have navy wool for body of leggings and a cotton check fabric for backing of sash. Ribbon colors include red, green, black, cobalt, pale turquoise, and cream. Fabric dyes have left ribbon torn and fragile, but the design and craftsmanship are great, length 32", width 14.5" (folded). > Item Details
San Juan Wedding Vase,
Lot # 401 - San Juan Wedding Vase,
stone-polished. Painted gray leaves on handle and scallop design on body. Old tag near base from "The Wooden Indian"; 7.75" high x 6.5" diameter. > Item Details
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