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Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 5. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 45th, which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes 26th Annual Report for 1904-05, publ. 1908, 512 pp. PLUS 31st Annual Report for 1909-10, publ. 1916, 1037 pp. PLUS 35th Annual Report for 1913-14, Part 1, publ. 1921, 794 pp. plus 11 pp index. PLUS 38th Annual Report for 1916-17, publ. 1924, 857 pp. AND 45th Annual Report for 1927-28, publ. 1930, 745 pp. These five reports deal with the Northwest Coast area with wonderful plates of the material culture for that region. Other topics include antiquities of eastern Mexico, Caribbean, South America & Porto Rico, & Osage rituals.

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 as above except light wear, VG+; 3rd as above VG+; 4th as above, VG+; 5th as above with chips at spine, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot # 726 - 2 Pairs of Beaded Hide Moccasin Vamps,
Lot of 2. Includes one pair of Crow in colors of yellow, light blue, pink, orange, cobalt, red, tan-orange, orange, and white. Design consists of a small cross centered in a rectangle from which diamonds hang. Diamonds also drop from a cross bar. Number in black ink reads "CC770," length 7". AND a ... > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 125 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
shallow, flat-bottomed bowl with flaring sides, interior with "negative" feather motif surrounding a central floral design, signed "Lu_ita R Vigil, San Ildefonso", 2.5" h x 10.5" d. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
Lot # 500 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
ca 1900, with sinew-sewn beadwork depicting 4 American flags extending out from triangles and utilizing red, white, blue, and medium green beads on a white background. Other panel in typical Plains geometric pattern in same bead colors plus medium blue and also on a white ground. Craftsperson used... > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
Lot # 419 - Navajo Yeibechai Weaving,
ca 1960, wool, woven in bright colors of red, blue, brown, green, yellow, and black against a tan ground with cornstalk border, central image has nine dancing figures in profile and one standing, four corner ties; 55.5" long x 48.5" wide. > Item Details
Horn and Wood Rattle and  an Elk Antler Bone and Steel Hide Scraper,
Lot # 313 - Horn and Wood Rattle and an Elk Antler Bone and Steel Hide Scraper,
lot of two. Includes a rattle with hollowed cattle hoof, wood handle with wood plug, wire nail tacks and leather wrist strap. Probably Plains, ca mid 20th century. Length: 11.5". AND an elk antler flesher with wrought steel blade and new leather mounting wrap. Considerable polish from use, ca late 1... > Item Details
Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
Lot # 207 - Lot of Two Native American Bead Necklaces,
probably Great Lakes. Inlcudes one 27" long loop constructed of faceted, hand-carved purple dyed wooden beads, with bright silk ribbons at bottom; the other, 27" in length, consisting of multiple strands of black glass,seed, faceted, cane and barrel-shaped beads. > Item Details
Half Stereoview Card of
Lot # 344 - Half Stereoview Card of "Sioux Chiefs",
albumen studio photograph of three Northern Plains Sioux in traditional dress seated on a fallen log with painted canvas backdrop, titled along bottom margin as above, with imprint of J.H. Hamilton, Sioux City, Iowa. > Item Details
Hopi Polychrome Canteen,
Lot # 404 - Hopi Polychrome Canteen,
ca 1900, black and red-on-tan with katsina image on face. Canteen has one side flat for resting, two stirrup handles and narrow neck with opening at top; (from resting position) 4.75" high x 5.5" diameter. > Item Details
Shosone/Bannock Beaded Hide Vest,
Lot # 683 - Shosone/Bannock Beaded Hide Vest,
ca 1940, has a motif resembling morning glories in colors of yellow, cobalt, rose, and shades of green on leather rubbed with an orange pigment. Back is black velvet; lining is rose taffeta. 36" chest. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
Lot # 320 - Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
lot of 2, ca 1895. Includes one covered with jade colored beads and with initials "F" and "H" on either end, one set in yellow and the other in cobalt, 6" circumference. AND the other covered in red, white, and cobalt blue beads forming "pie" sections on the ball and with same initials on each end... > 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
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 255 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1895, each sinew-sewn with beaded decoration of cobalt triangles on the vamps and notched rectangle with two small greasy yellow rectangles on lower front of foot. Design is repeated near heel. White beads form the background. Sides, cuffs, and tongues have triangles, diamonds, and stripes in r... > Item Details
Nancy McLaughlin Painting
Lot # 609 - Nancy McLaughlin Painting "When Enemy Medicine is Strong,"
acrylic on masonite. Telling genre painting of the end of the Native American mastery of the Southern Plains. Scene shows two exhausted riders (probably Comanche), one leading the horse of a dead comrade who is draped over horse, setting sun with eerie effects, length 16" x width in modern frame, ... > Item Details
Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 261 - Northwestern Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a bold curvilinear motif terminating in a "tulip" on each vamp. Design centers are divided into arbitrary color areas; beadwork is outlined in white. Bead colors include red, green, dark green, cobalt, greasy yellow, gold, violet, turquoise, and orange-tan; leather is rubbed with yellow ochre... > Item Details
Seth Eastman's Aboriginal Portfolio
Lot # 51 - Seth Eastman's Aboriginal Portfolio
Eastman, Mrs. Mary H. The American Aboriginal Port Folio. Illustrated by S. Eastman, U.S. Army. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Gramo & Co., 1853. Folio, 84 pp., engraved title & 26 plates. > Item Details
Kidder's <i>Pecos</i> Volumes on the Southwest,
Lot # 5 - Kidder's Pecos Volumes on the Southwest,
lot of 4. Kidder, Alfred V. Includes The Pottery of Pecos Vol. I & II; PLUS The Artifacts of Pecos; AND An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931, 1936, 1932, & 1924 respectively. 4to, green cloth. Includes all plate and foldout photographs. So... > Item Details
American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
Lot # 440 - American Indian Crayon Drawing by E.A. Burbank
titled in print "Kan-Lack-Quy Tewa 1905," and signed "E. A. Burbank, Polacca, Ariz." Monochrome waist length portrait of an older Native American man; 10" high x 14.5" wide, in original gilt frame; 18.7" high x 23.6" wide.Elbridge Ayer Burbank (1858-1949), born Harvard, IL, particularly known for hi... > Item Details
Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
Lot # 338 - Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
7 x 13.5" image presents an insight into Indian arts and crafts in 1919. Photograph is of an exhibit of David Aaron embroideries held at the "Museum of Natural History" in New York. The show features embroidery motifs that have been adapted from Indian pottery and basketry designs; the artifacts a... > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
Lot # 123 - San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
with feather design on one half and geometric design on the other, bottom signed "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso/ Pueblo"; 5" long x .75" high x 3.5" wide. > Item Details
Wiind River Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 590 - Wiind River Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900, with sinew(?)-sewn beadwork in colors of blue, yellow, pink, red, pale green, and cobalt in motif of a large rectangle with triangular tabs attached, length 11". > Item Details
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