Lot 12    

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. Includes 5th Annual Report for 1883-84, publ. 1887, 564 pp. PLUS 10th Annual Report, 1888-89, publ. 1893, 822 pp. PLUS 19th Annual Report, Parts 1 & 2, both publ. 1900, Part 1 is 576 pp., Part 2 has pp. 576-1160. PLUS 42nd Annual Report for 1924-25, publ. 1928, 900 pp. AND 43rd Annual Report for 1925-26, publ. 1928, 828 pp. These six reports deal with the complete work by Mallery on Native American picture writing, many works on Southeastern tribes. Other topics include Burton Mound excavation in Calif., Iroquoian mythology, tribes of Connecticutt, Navajo rituals, and much more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st with cracked rear hinge from maps in rear pocket, moderate shelf wear and light even toning, VG-; 2nd light even toning & moderate shelf wear, VG; 3rd & 4th as above, VG; 5th & 6th have minor wear on spine ends else VG++.
Est $300 - $400
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Early Cradleboard,
Lot # 488 - Early Cradleboard,
ca. 1890. Made of four pieces of unpainted pine fastened together with leather ties. Holes drilled along sides of backboard and head support, bottom decorated with brass thumbtacks; 33" high x 10" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 413 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900-1920, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, gray, cream, and burnt orange against a dyed red ground. Black border with white diamonds and designed with bold, stepped, serrated diamonds, 92.5 x 55.5". > Item Details
Iroquois Pillow Whimsy,
Lot # 170 - Iroquois Pillow Whimsy,
beaded in pearl opalescence with red, yellow, green, and blue accents. Naturalistic design, bird and flowers in center with a boarder of leaves, beaded looped fringe; 10" high x 8.5" wide. > Item Details
Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
Lot # 68 - Pima Baskets and Hopi Plaque,
lot of 3. Includes two Pima woven baskets -- one a bowl and other a "tumbler" -- both of willow with devil's claw fret motifs encircling the baskets and with rims of the same material. One is a bowl, 2" high x 9" diameter; PLUS the tumbler, 4.5" high x 4.5" diameter; AND a Hopi coiled yucca plaque... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 572 - Sioux Beaded Buffalo Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1895, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, red, and cobalt on a white ground in a motif of 4 medallions with crosses in the center of each and with the circles separated by long beaded sections filled with a vertical stripe outlined with open triangles. A well-done traditional strip, len... > Item Details
Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
Lot # 44 - Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
all BAE Bulletin 143, dates 1946-50, large 12mo in green cloth boards, J. H. Steward editor, G.P.O. Washington D.C. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 580 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900, each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of tan, medium blue, black, yellow, and greasy yellow on a white background; designs consist of a checked pattern on the vamps divided by a white lane with stepped triangles down center and around soles, length 10". > Item Details
Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
Lot # 58 - Tlingit Souvenir Basket,
twined of spruce root has "Alaska" woven in green fiber and has two cream bands bordering top and bottom. Basket was probably originally a cup; remnants of handle remain on side, 3.5" high x 3.5" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 429 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900, tightly woven Germantown wool with hints of green, yellow, and orange at edges and designed with an intricate pattern of red and black nested diamonds interspersed with bands of zigzags; 45" long x 31.5" wide. > Item Details
Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
Lot # 632 - Washo(?) Coiled Basket,
is globular in shape with design of 3 "lightning rods" in red and black on walls and 3 projectile points on underside, height 5" x diameter 8.5". > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 673 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has a body of broad splints and a lid of broad and narrow splints. Some splints are stamped with a curlicue design resembling a quotation mark while others are stamped with dots or elliptical motifs or solid ovals placed together to resemble an abstract flower, length 16" x height 10" x width 13". > Item Details
Northern California Twined Basket,
Lot # 638 - Northern California Twined Basket,
has simple decoration of triangles and forked rectangles along the rim; two lattice-twined rods reinforce center of decorative motif. Body of basket is light brown, decorative motifs are yellow; rim warps are cut flush, height 3" x diameter 6.25". > Item Details
Plains Doll,
Lot # 277 - Plains Doll,
has a molded leather face with painted features and a knitted flesh-colored cloth body. Doll has thread hair with red yarn ties, leather dress and moccasins, loom beadwork belt and headband, and a necklace of black and clear beads, 13.5" high. > Item Details
Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
Lot # 113 - Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
lot of 4. Includes two unique "tumbler" shaped vessels with black painted bird design against beige slip, one with light amount of red highlighting; each 5" high x 2.25" diameter; PLUS bowl decorated with black triangular design and red rim, on beige slip; 5.5" high x 2" diameter; AND bowl with blac... > Item Details
Great Lakes/Eastern Woodlands Hide Shoulder Bag,
Lot # 194 - Great Lakes/Eastern Woodlands Hide Shoulder Bag,
20th century, with beaded floral design in colors of blue, rose, green, yellow, and dark green on a red wool ground. Shoulder strap and flap are embellished with "old trade-style" silver brooches, several decorated with tiny hearts. Well-cut fringe decorates flap and outer edge of bag; 9.5" high ex... > Item Details
Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
Lot # 560 - Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
ca 1890, is sinew-sewn cow hide, decorated with flanking beaded panels of hourglass and other geometric devices in blue, greasy yellow, translucent red, and faceted brass seed beads, with a rolled lane of white, gree, blue and red. Flap type closure decorated with similar devices. Bag has tin cone... > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 188 - Eastern Woodlands Beaded Hide Moccasins,
have a sun motif in colors of yellow, brown, red, pink and blue with brass marcasites on red wool on vamps. Cuffs are bound in tan velvet and have two rows of castellated cut fringe along cuff. Moccasins are lined in canvas twill; 7" long. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Jar,
Lot # 126 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Jar,
beautifully polished globular vessel with scalloped design around opening. Signed "Marie & Julian"; 2.75" high x 4.5" diameter. > Item Details
L.H. Reedy Indian Wars Watercolor,
Lot # 606 - L.H. Reedy Indian Wars Watercolor,
(1878-1952), length 11" x width 8", mat and frame, length 18" x width 15". Signed lower left Leonard H. Reedy. Watercolor depicts two mounted cavalrymen of the 6th, one holding U.S. flag, while other holds unit guidon. They have stopped on the prairie and are awaiting the arrival of three mounted pl... > Item Details
Haida Argillite Dish with Inlaid Abalone,
Lot # 701 - Haida Argillite Dish with Inlaid Abalone,
is engraved on base "Killer Whale Clan by Cooper Wilson." Relief carving of 3 killer whales with abalone inlay, length 5.75" x height .75" x width 3.25". > Item Details
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