Lot 11    

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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Edward S. Curtis Photogravures of Wichita,
Lot # 451 - Edward S. Curtis Photogravures of Wichita,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "A Wichita" (Plate 653), "Wichita Grass-House" (Plate 654) and "Grass-House Ceremony - Wichita" (Plate 655). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image ... > Item Details
Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Lot # 53 - Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Riggs, Rev. S.R. Dakota ABC Wowapi. New York: American Tract Society, n.d. but Seibert [1999:1054] indicates 1867(?). 16mo, stiff illustrated wraps, 32 pp. Paper appears to be later, possibly a 1890's reprint. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 498 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1900. All sinew sewn. Throat and sides decorated with lanes of geometric devices in translucent red, dark and light blue seed beads against a white ground. Main panel decorated with typical geometric devices of red, light and dark blue, and orange beads against a white ground. Several of the ... > 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
Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 235 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of white, green, and black in a striped motif that forms a long tab on the vamps; tongues have a pinked edge and cuffs are bound in a red cotton, 10.5" long. An atypical pair of mocassins, given that the tops are a Dakota style. The tapering beadwork is typical of... > Item Details
Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
Lot # 337 - Silver Print Photograph of Nampeyo the Potter,
lot of 2. Includes one 8x10 image of Nampeyo, label states: "Nampeyo Shapes and Smoothes the Bowl. Nampeyo is the most famous of Hopi potters. Her pottery is decorated by her artist husband, Leus" AND an 8x10 image "Hopi Village Street showing burros, pigs and a chicken. The Hopi man is just rea... > Item Details
Sioux Braided Quilled Pipe Stem,
Lot # 513 - Sioux Braided Quilled Pipe Stem,
polychrome braided quill wrapping over wood pipe stem with leather fringe at ends, stem shows moderate to considerable use; 16.6" long. > Item Details
Red Mesa Outline Weaving,
Lot # 417 - Red Mesa Outline Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in natural browns, cream and dyed green, orange, and red with geometric border, original corner ties; 75" long x 42" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 422 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920-1930s, tightly handspun wool woven in muted naural colors of brown, black. Storm design in center surrounded by a border of squash blossoms and stepped fretwork; 87" long x 60" wide. > Item Details
Crystal Style Navajo Weaving,
Lot # 425 - Crystal Style Navajo Weaving,
ca 1940, tightly handspun wool woven in earthtones of cream, brown, and a hint of aniline dyed red, against a gray ground. Central pattern of crosses with "triangular terraces" at corners, terraced zigzag border, original corner ties; 84" long x 45.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 247 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, red, greasy yellow, medium blue, and green on a translucent "crystal" background. Designs on vamps consist of two rounded triangles divided by a lane of tiny triangles. Larger triangles move up from the sole and are separated by a row of sm... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Tipi Bag,
Lot # 466 - Sioux Beaded Tipi Bag,
ca 1880, constructed of sinew and thread-sewn buckskin, decorated with lanes of red "white heart" seed beads alternating with green with blue borders, tufts of red wool in centers of green sections. Sides of bag designed with nested rectangles alternating between red and greasy yellow, and blue, whi... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 414 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of browns and aniline dyed red. A uniquely elongated shape, possibly a runner, designed with criss-crossed and terraced zigzags and central geometric designs; 133" long x 53" wide. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 393 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
ca 1900. McCarty's polychrome style, painted in hues of reddish orange and yellowish red with black accents. Elegant design of interconnecting ovals around shoulder; 11" high x 11.5" diameter. > Item Details
Plains Quilled Armbands and Hair Drop,
Lot # 319 - Plains Quilled Armbands and Hair Drop,
have a rawhide foundation covered with aniline dyed red porcupine quills with spots of blue for interest. Bands have lengthy tassels of leather wrapped with aniline dyed red quills accented with tin cones stuffed with feathers, tassels are 13.5" long. Hair drop has identical image, but cones are s... > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Beaded Sash,
Lot # 689 - Eastern Woodlands Beaded Sash,
probably Ojibwa, is beaded in green, reds, and blues against a greasy yellow ground, and is designed with seven outlined multicolored maple leaves and a green wool border. Three hook clasps on back, length 40" x width 5". > Item Details
<i>Casas Grandes</i>, a Classic of SW Archaeology, & Snaketown
Lot # 3 - Casas Grandes, a Classic of SW Archaeology, & Snaketown
lot of 4. Includes DiPeso, Charles C. Flagstaff (AZ): Northland Press, 1974 [first ed.]. Three vols., folio, black and gray illustrated cloth boards with gilt spine markings, 1104 pp. Includes all maps, fold-outs photographs, etc. A truly lavish publication on SW archaeology; AND Gladwin, Harold S.... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 579 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900, have sinew-sewn beadwork and with beaded soles in colors of green, pink, cobalt, and red, on a white background. Design on vamps consists of two large triangles separated by broad solid lane filled with a large triangle and small hexagons. Hexagons and large triangles decorate the rims of... > Item Details
Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 589 - Crow Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca. 1890, have charming stylized floral design on the vamp in colors of blue, yellow, green, cobalt, red, and translucent orange -- all outlined in a single row of white beads. A narrow band of red wool cloth and black pinked wool is inserted into seam under cuff, length 11". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 263 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1915, possibly buffalo, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, pale blue, red, cobalt, and accents of yellow, and white. Vamp design consists of large "U" filled with a cross and with a tab on either side and with small triangles in the borders along the soles, 10.25". > Item Details
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