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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Lot # 497 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
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Decorated Bone Objects,
Lot # 725 - Decorated Bone Objects,
lot of 4. Includes a quirt made from a bison bone painted with a tipi, length 10" w/o thongs; PLUS a bison jaw with teeth with tipi painted on bone, length 11"; PLUS bison scapula with painting of a man (shown from the rear) holding a lance, length 18"; AND a whistle made from deer(?), length 8.5". > Item Details
Two Grey Hills Weaving,
Lot # 420 - Two Grey Hills Weaving,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in an unusually elongated shape in natural brown, tan, and cream against a speckled gray ground. Designed with terraced geometric pattern, feathers, and diamonds; 104" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
Northern California Footed Basket,
Lot # 636 - Northern California Footed Basket,
is twined, with full twist overlay in dark brown plant fiber that creates diagonal bands of triangles around basket bowl. Foot has 3 rows of stepped design; top of foot has several rows of lattice-twined rods that give support to the bowl, height 7.75" x diameter 10.5". An unusual chalice form. > Item Details
Eskimo Model Umiak,
Lot # 710 - Eskimo Model Umiak,
ca 1900, Greenland. Skeleton and sails made of pine or spruce and covered in rawhide. Accoutrements have wonderful detail, including wooden bowl with spoon, tea kettle, soap stone oil lamp, and ulu, among others. Umiak has five carved, warmly dressed rowers in leather boots, cloth pants, and cloth ... > Item Details
Micmac Embroidered Bark Card Box,
Lot # 693 - Micmac Embroidered Bark Card Box,
ca 1880, Victorian lidded calling card box has incredibly tiny floral polychrome quillwork, length 4" x width 2.75" x depth .75". > 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
Makah Lidded Oval Basket,
Lot # 59 - Makah Lidded Oval Basket,
twined, with classic checker-woven cedar bark bottom. 4 large red-brown whales swim over two narrow bands along bottom edge; 6 small geese fly around a rectangle on the top; two additional bands trim lower edge of top, 5.5" long x 3" high. > Item Details
Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 236 - Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork and with painted parfleche soles with colors visible on interior of moccasins. Includes a ca. 1885 Northern Teton (probably Hunkpapa) pair with beadwork in colors of brick-red metallic, brick red facetted, blue, purple metallic, orange, and dark green on white backgrou... > Item Details
Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
Lot # 118 - Hopi Stone Polished Pottery Dough Bowl,
ca 1970s, signed "Garnet Pavatea", with psuedo corregated top made by impressing wedge shaped stamp; 4.25" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
Lot # 177 - Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
wonderful flower-shape with velveteen front and "DEAR MOTHER" written in beads; 6.5" highx 6.5" wide. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Plate,
Lot # 121 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Plate,
painted in matte over a polished black ground, with frieze of "negative" feathers, signed on base, "Marie and Julian"; 13" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
Lot # 571 - Sioux Beaded Hide Blanket Strip,
ca 1885, sinew-sewn and designed with linear geometric devices alternating with medallions in colors of blue and red with white heart against a white ground. Centers of medallions sewn with red wool thread. Three hooks on front, one on back, length: 54". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 644 - Prize Winning Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with orange and black triangular geometric patterns and spade design at tips, back undecorated, length 50.75" x width 3.25". Included is a ribbon awarding this bow "Second Premium" at the "American Indian Exposition, Anadarko, Oklahoma, 1959". After the Modoc War in 1873 ma... > Item Details
Classic Books in American Archaeology,
Lot # 43 - Classic Books in American Archaeology,
lot of 3. Includes Powell, J.W. Contributions to North American Ethnology, Vol. V. Washington (DC): Dept. of the Interior (USGS), G.P.O., 1881. Folio in full calf boards, 237 pp with all plates, maps, etc. The volume includes the following: Rau, Charles. "Observations on Cup-Shaped and Other Lapida... > Item Details
Lot # 354 - "La Florida" Native American Engravings By DeBry,
lot of 18. All on laid paper, from watercolors by Le Moyne de Morgues, published in late 16th and 17th century. This lot includes 18 engravings, all but two showing Florida Native Americans, other 2 are of French fort. All approx. 6" x 7.5". > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 380 - Tohono O'odham Basket,
is coiled of yucca and has 5 devil's claw animals that appear to be mice decorating sides of large container, rim is wrapped with devil's claw in a criss-cross pattern; 11.5 " high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 388 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
orange and black-on-white, with indented bottom. Rectangles and crosses decorate the vessel with stylistic rain birds around neck. Orange bands arch around designs; 10.5” high x 11" maximum diameter. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 653 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is elegantly beaded with floral design in colors of blues, greens, amber, mauve, and pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Pouch and straps are fully beaded and have zigzag border on main panel and pink beaded fringe with green cotton tassels at bottom, 39 x 13.5". > Item Details
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