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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Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 379 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
coiled of willow and with devil's claw designs consisting of frets running vertically on the large "tumbler" style basket. An upright band separates each fret; rim is wrapped with devil's claw; 12" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe & Carved Wood Stem,
Lot # 508 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe & Carved Wood Stem,
bowl with three inlayed lead decorations, including an apple near stem, traditional Northern Plains "T" shape; 3.75" high x 7" long. Carved hardwood stem with relief deer heads at front and rear on top and lizard in center, pyro dots and bars, also on top, nice old patina; total length 25" with bow... > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
Lot # 555 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Cylinder,
ca 1900, is both sinew and hide-sewn with soft hide drawstring throat. Painted on both sides in red, blue, and yellow, decorated with rectangles and large "X" on one side and a star and triangles on other. Hide fringe on half of throat and along side, "Hot Springs, D.(?), 6/12.07" in pencil near sid... > Item Details
Navajo Wedge-Weave Blanket,
Lot # 409 - Navajo Wedge-Weave Blanket,
ca 1880, woven of soft handspun wool in natural brown, aniline dyed orange and yellow-orange against a natural cream ground, exaggerated zigzag pattern, unique scalloped edges, three traditional corner ties. Technique is a tour- de-force; 76" long x 62" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 289 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
appears to be an early piece (19th century) with file marks still visible in places, nice old patina, heavy use, traditional "T" shape, and 8.85" long x 5" high. > 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 Stone War Club,
Lot # 542 - Sioux Stone War Club,
granite head with rawhide wrapped wood handle, nice old patina; 31" long, ca. late 19th century. > Item Details
Navajo Cooking Pots,
Lot # 154 - Navajo Cooking Pots,
lot 2, 20th century, simple gourd-shaped jars made with brown clay and sealed with pinon pitch. According to the consignor, this type of pot is used to cook stew as well as prepare medicinal herbs. Made by Mary Begay from Lukaichkai, New Mexico (near Shiprock); 8.25" high x 5" diameter, and 8" high ... > Item Details
Photograph of Maria,
Lot # 342 - Photograph of Maria,
by B. Schroeter, 1953, 15.2" x 18.75" silver print mounted on larger cardstock, 20.25" x 25.25" with penciled border and MARIA and signature dated 53. > 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
Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
Lot # 2 - Three Classic Books in Southwestern Ethnology,
including Reichard, Gladys A. Social Life of the Navajo Indians. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 1928. 8vo in brown cloth boards, 176 pp with all fold outs, plates and maps. PLUS Parsons, Elsie C. Taos Tales. New York: American Folk-Lore Society, 1940. 8vo in navy cloth boards, 185 pp. AND Parsons, ... > 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
Copper Trade Pail,
Lot # 603 - Copper Trade Pail,
with steel bale handle and lid with ring handle. Zinc-lined lid stamped "30", diameter 7"; height 6.5". Most of these trade pails were supplied to the Standing Rock Agency,in North Dakota. Includes a letter from the State Historical Society of North Dakota with copy photo of similar pails in their c... > Item Details
Tesuque Rain God,
Lot # 134 - Tesuque Rain God,
ca 1916, figure coated in shimery tan slip, holding pot to collect rain; 6.25" high. Great detail on feet! > Item Details
Sioux Beaded  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 502 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag,
ca 1895, sinew-sewn and exquisitely beaded in colors of light and dark blue, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and red with white-heart against a white ground. Throat with rolled lane and drops made of quilled hide and tin cones. Entire body beaded in American flags and intricate geometric devices. Qu... > 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
Bannock Beaded Watch Case,
Lot # 628 - Bannock Beaded Watch Case,
thread-sewn hide decorated in reds, blues, and white with pink border, abstract star or flower design in center, with hide tie closure, height 4.5" x 4" diameter. > Item Details
Hopi Bowl,
Lot # 110 - Hopi Bowl,
black on beige, bulbous body with slightly restricted neck, geometric patterns on body, black lip; 3.5" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Plains Spear Point  Pipe Tomahawk,
Lot # 537 - Plains Spear Point Pipe Tomahawk,
ca 1880. Has wooden haft with file branding, with bands of brass tacks, and with a perforation holding a leather thong. Metal blade has a cross cutout in center; 18.75" long. Great color and patina. > Item Details
Six Framed Prints by Karl Bodmer,
Lot # 356 - Six Framed Prints by Karl Bodmer,
all colored and 11" x 14" and with matching frames, 12.25" x 15.25". Titles include "Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Man;" "Kiasax, Piegan Blackfeet Man;" "Mih-Tutta-Hang-Kusch, Mandan Village;" "Buffalo and Elk on the Upper Missouri;" "Pehriska-Ruhpa, Hidatsa Man;" AND "Evening Bivouac on the Missouri." > Item Details
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