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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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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
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 245 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1925, probably Minniconjou, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, medium blue, red, green, greasy yellow, and red on a white background. Vamp designs consist of large rounded triangles with a stepped pattern; a lane of small triangles divides the larger ones. Diamonds and stepped tr... > Item Details
Sioux Bow, Bow Case, and Quiver,
Lot # 540 - Sioux Bow, Bow Case, and Quiver,
early 20th century. Case and quiver are made of rawhide decorated with red cloth fringe at tops; bow with sinew string is carved of wood and has red pigment on the back, 32" long; 4 metal-tipped arrows have green and red pigment rubbed on them and are wrapped with sinew, average length, 22.5"; quive... > Item Details
Mills' <i>Archeological Atlas of Ohio</i>,
Lot # 26 - 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
Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
Lot # 484 - Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
with colorful thread-sewn floral motif on yoke, front bands, cuffs, and pockets. Long fringes and fat pinked edges add additional western flair; jacket has a mandarin collar and buttons into hand-stitched buttonholes; chest measurement 28". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Miniature Ceramics PLUS,
Lot # 92 - Acoma Polychrome Miniature Ceramics PLUS,
lot of 6, all late 19th - 20th century. Includes 2 olla-shaped vessels, first with stylized fish pattern and late 19th c. printed label "From the Pueblo of Acoma" on bottom; 2.5" high x 4" diameter; PLUS one with elegant geometric pattern and pencil signature on bottom; 2.5" high x 3" diameter; PLUS... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 13 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 2. Both Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes the 12th Annual Report for 1890-91, publ. 1894, 741 pp. AND 20th Annual Report for 1898-99, publ. 1908, 237 pp. These reports by Cyrus Thomas and W.H. Holmes deal with mounds & earthworks... > 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
Lot of Three Plains Stone Pipes,
Lot # 287 - Lot of Three Plains Stone Pipes,
two in traditional "T" shape and carved from a black, slate type stone, 3.3" high x 4.8" long & 2.3" high x 4.1" long, neither show use; AND a blocked "U" shaped pipe in Catlinite with bottom crest, 2.2" high x 2.25" long, showing considerable use. > Item Details
Wooden Death Figure,
Lot # 168 - Wooden Death Figure,
carved from a single piece of hardwood, possible cherry, face with slit eyes, creased lips, and penciled mustache, 17" high x 4" wide. > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 98 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
20th-century. Black and red on white slip, decorated with a pair of beautiful stylized birds and terraced geometric patterns beneath the spouts, corrugated handle; 9" high x 7.5" diameter. > 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
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
Iroquois Beaded Purse,
Lot # 181 - Iroquois Beaded Purse,
designed with multicolored beads in a beautiful floral pattern, accented with various shades of similar colors; beaded looped fringe, two machine-braded handles connected by a knotted ball at top; 7" high x 7" wide. > Item Details
Athapaskan Beaded Vamp and Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 728 - Athapaskan Beaded Vamp and Hide Moccasins,
have sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, dark green white, and dark red in a four-pointed star on a navy ground bordered in a red and beige calico, length 10". > Item Details
<i>Birdstones of the North American Indians</i>,
Lot # 19 - Birdstones of the North American Indians,
Townsend, Earl C., Jr. Indianapolis: privately printed, 1959. 4to, illustrated paperboards, 719 pp. With presentation inscription by the author to Dr. Kent D. Vickery. A monumental and exhaustive work on this subject with 297 photographic plates illustrating thousands of different birdstones. > Item Details
Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
Lot # 597 - Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
ca. 1890, has a two-piece construction. Engraved with geometric designs, red wash with green or faded blue in engraved areas and ornamented with leather thong wrappings with hanging fringe. A thin piece of sheet lead is mounted to the top near tone slide, length 14". > Item Details
Edeard Borein
Lot # 607 - Edeard Borein "Horse-Back Indian with Lance" Etching,
of a mounted Sioux warrior with buffalo headdress and holding a feathered lance, other riders in background, signed in etching lower left, length 10" x width 8", mounted in period frame, length 11.25" x width 9.25". John Edward Borein (1872-1945) born in California, left school at 17 to work as a s... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 418 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1930s, tightly handspun wool woven in brown, cream and aniline dyed red against a speckled gray ground. With nested, serrated diamond pattern and geometric boxed border' 98" long x 69" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Child's Parfleche Case,
Lot # 552 - Sioux Child's Parfleche Case,
is hide-sewn, painted in red, yellow, and blue and designed with hatched triangles. Two circular disks close top and bottom and are tied to body with hide fringe, red wool strip covers side seam, length 8.5". > Item Details
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