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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Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
Lot # 224 - Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
ca mid-19th century. Cover is of rawhide that has been rubbed with red pigment, approx. 21" diameter. > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 8 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes the 8th Annual Report for the years 1886-87, publ. 1891, 298 pp. PLUS 23rd Annual Report for 1901-02, publ. 1904, 634pp. PLUS 29th Annual Report for 1908-09, publ. 1916, 636 pp. AND 30t... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 14 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 14th Annual Report, Part 2 for 1892-93, publ. 1896, pp. 645-1136. PLUS 27th Annual Report for 1905-06, publ. 1911, 672 pp. PLUS 36th Annua Report for 1914-15, publ. 1921, 604 pp. AND 39... > Item Details
101 Ranch Indian Bow,
Lot # 286 - 101 Ranch Indian Bow,
recurved bow, painted yellow and black on red front with solid yellow back. Faint lettering on side, "BOW MADE ON 101 RANCH 1907 BY PONCA INDIANS." Length: 53". > Item Details
Crow Beaded Belt,
Lot # 303 - Crow Beaded Belt,
20th century, heavy "harness" type leather, the margins decorated with robin's egg blue beads stitched in two diagonal lanes, with the interior decorated with rows of brass tacks and alternating panels rectangles and crosses of red, green yellow mauve and blue beads. An exceptionally long belt (67... > Item Details
Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
Lot # 702 - Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
possibly Haida, is painted in teal, black, and red combined with natural surfaces, height 18". > Item Details
Plains Rawhide Saddle,
Lot # 520 - Plains Rawhide Saddle,
Rawhide and leather covered wood framed saddle, sinew sewn with leather interior pads and straps; 19.5" long x 13.5" high x 12" wide, ca. late 19th century. Nice old use patina. > Item Details
Iroquois Curved Wooden War Club,
Lot # 190 - Iroquois Curved Wooden War Club,
19th century, with red and black geometric relief carving, drilled hole in handle; 23" long. > 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
Plains Beaded Hide Awl Case and Awl,
Lot # 325 - Plains Beaded Hide Awl Case and Awl,
has strings of beads wrapped around the case and lid in colors of dark green, blue, red, and yellow; bone awl is inside case which is 6.5" long, awl 5.25" long. > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 38 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 3. Including Webb, W.S. and Funkhouser, W.D. The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. III, Nos. 5 & 6, [Chilton Site and Ricketts Revisited]. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology and Archaeology, 1937 & 1940. 8vo in original printed heavy paper wraps. AND Webb, W.S... > Item Details
Edward Curtis Klamath Photogravures,
Lot # 446 - Edward Curtis Klamath Photogravures,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian, Folio XIII, 1924. Includes "A Klamath" (Plate 441), "A Klamath Type" (Plate 446) and "In the Forest - Klamath" (Plate 448). All with 1923 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.... > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 646 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red, green, and black triangular geometric design broken by horizontal lines, back undecorated, length 51" x width 3.5". > Item Details
Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 461 - Hopi Snake Dance by Ben Wittick,
lot 2, both albumen; 7.75" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock, 10" x 12", signed and titled in negative, including image entitled "Moqui Indian Village, Arizona" with inked inscription on rear, "Snake Dance of the Moqui's-Aug. 11th 89 Beginning of the Dance;" AND an image entitled "Ng-Nue-Si, Moqui... > Item Details
Pair of Painted Iroquois Canoe Paddles,
Lot # 191 - Pair of Painted Iroquois Canoe Paddles,
made of two piece hardwood, red and white painted blade, unpainted shaft; each 65.5" long. > Item Details
Pomo Basket,
Lot # 630 - Pomo Basket,
ca. 1900. Finely coiled with remnants of woodpecker top-knot feathers and others from an unknown bird. Dark brown parallelograms begin on underside and rotate up toward rim, height 2.25" x diameter 4.75". > 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
<i>Banner-Stones of the North American Indian</i>,
Lot # 18 - Banner-Stones of the North American Indian,
signed by the author. Knoblock, Bryon W. Quincy (IL): published by author, 1965. 4to in green cloth with embossed gilt cover, third binding, 596 pp. Includes all plates, maps, etc. The "Bible" of American Indian banner stones, a classic in North American Archaeology. > Item Details
Kiowa Belt,  Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
Lot # 566 - Kiowa Belt, Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
finely beaded on the pouch and awl case in colors of sage, orange, yellow, pink, cobalt, blue, red, and turquoise. Pouch and awl case decorated with a tight fringe of copper cones and with long, metal tubular beads (one set on pouch is detached, but present). Drop with rectangular German silver pl... > Item Details
Steatite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
Lot # 292 - Steatite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
probably Ojibwa, with traditional "T" shaped bowl, 3.2" high x 4.75" long with polished, round, plain stem, 18.5" long, total length 23.25". Both bowl and stem have old inked museum accession numbers "C-529" on stem and "C-1107" on bowl. > Item Details
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