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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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Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 583 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, green, cobalt, medium blue, and marcasites on a white background. Design consists of large crosses over a "U" on the vamps; small triangles along the soles, length 10.5". > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 389 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange-on-cream slip with indented base, body decorated with bold geometric and stylized rainbird motif; 11" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 246 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, have aniline dyed red quillwork stripes on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium blue, red, and white in a triangular design along the soles. Length 10.5". > Item Details
Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
Lot # 671 - Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
mid 19th century. Ash(?) bowl has thin walls, intense burl color, and an oval shape with deep, nearly straight sided walls. One end fitted with a fine, elliptical opening that is most likely a decorative device. Bowl is an early container with wonderful color and rich, polished patina. Length 16" x... > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 433 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, handspun wool woven in natural colors of brown and cream against a gray border, with two "squash blossoms" at opposite ends and geometric shape in center, three corner ties; 58" long x 30" wide. > Item Details
Lot # 448 - "Esipermi - Comanche" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 682 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 16 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 1st Annual Report for 1879-80, publ. 1881, 603 pp. PLUS 7th Annual Report for 1885-86, publ. 1891, 409 pp. PLUS 14th Annual Report for 1892-93, Part 1, Publ. 1896, 637 pp. PLUS 32nd Ann... > Item Details
Navajo Sandpainting Weaving,
Lot # 424 - Navajo Sandpainting Weaving,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in natural ivory, brown, indigo, black, yellow, green, and aniline dyed orange against a natural speckled gray ground with black border, decorated with five attenuated Yei figures each holding feathers, original corner ties; 66" long x 37.5" wide. > Item Details
Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
Lot # 711 - Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
not signed, but typical of his work. This piece is profusely engraved with caribou, arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus, seals, boats sleds and more. Initials on game board surface, "A.C.B.," total length 17". > Item Details
Plains Indian Courting  Flute,
Lot # 321 - Plains Indian Courting Flute,
with 5 holes and a wooden slide resting on a metal base. Tied with red, white, and blue strips of cotton bias tape stitched together to make one ribbon, and wrapped with lengths of blue and black bias tape. For added embellished there is a woven purple and gold and green braid tied around mid-sectio... > Item Details
Navajo Banded Weaving,
Lot # 140 - Navajo Banded Weaving,
ca 1930-1940s, heavy handspun wool woven in natural brown, and aniline orange and red against a natural cream ground. Designed with orange and brown stripes with red highlights, original corner ties; 54.5" long x 32" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 576 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with fine porcupine quillwork in colors of aniline dyed red, purple, and yellow forming broad stripes broken by stepped triangles on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in a design of small triangles along the soles in colors of red, green, cobalt, and yellow on a white background. Color combina... > Item Details
Santo Domingo Jar,
Lot # 397 - Santo Domingo Jar,
ca 1910-1920. Concave base, with red panel at bottom, majority of body with cream slip decorated with typical geometric devices. Interior of rim decorated with a row of black dots; 11" high x 10.5" diameter. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 654 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in blues, greens, reds, and yellows against pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Bag has an elaborate floral pattern with white and yellow zigzag border, mauve beaded loops under straps, matching beaded fringe with red cotton yarn tassels at bottom, 45.5 x 18". > Item Details
Arapahoe Stone Pipe with Wood Stem,
Lot # 511 - Arapahoe Stone Pipe with Wood Stem,
"L" shaped steatite bowl, 2.8" high x 3.4" long with file branded stem, 14.2" long; total length 17.25". Includes old museum card which reads "No.257 Pipe-Gray Stone Bowl, Wood Stem, Arapahoe-Wind River Res. Arapahoe, Wyo. July 1919.". > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 35 - Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
including Barrett, S.A. Ancient Aztalan. Milwaukee: Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Vol. XIII, 1933. Small 4to, untrimmed in printed paper wraps, 402 pp, including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Cole, Fay-Cooper, et al. Kincaid A Prehistoric Illinois Metropolis. Chicago... > Item Details
Two Plains Drums and Drumstick,
Lot # 324 - Two Plains Drums and Drumstick,
includes a round bentwood frame with rawhide skin cover, 15.5" diameter; PLUS a square drum with rawhide skin cover and red and black striped woven wool edging, made from old packing crate, handle is old cloth covered electric wire, 12" square; AND a rawhide-covered drum stick with wrapped woven woo... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 67 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is of finely coiled willow with a devil's claw maze motif and dark center; rim is wrapped, 3" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
Lot # 136 - Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
lot of 2. Pitcher has black-on-white slip. Delightful image of two birds eating a plant. Rim and base outlined with black line, "braid" drawn spine of handle; 4" high x 6" diameter (handle to spout). Similar flowing lines on basket, outlined rim, two large flowers on opposite sides, 4.5" high and ... > 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
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