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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Plate 682 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Navajo Saddle Blanket,
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Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
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Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 98 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
20th-century. Black and red on white slip, decorated with a pair of beautiful stylized birds and terraced geometric patterns beneath the spouts, corrugated handle; 9" high x 7.5" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Breast Ornament,
Lot # 523 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Breast Ornament,
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WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
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Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
Lot # 224 - Chippewa Polychrome Drum Cover,
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Leather Pouch,
Lot # 720 - Leather Pouch,
has hand-stitched pinked flap near center that is actually bottom of the pouch. Lower pouch cannot be accessed from top, 7" high. > Item Details
Paiute Ration Case,
Lot # 652 - Paiute Ration Case,
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Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
Lot # 210 - Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
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Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
Lot # 152 - Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
First wool, woven in green, blue, and cream against a red ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, eagle-shaped snap closure, strap on back; 9.5" long x 6" wide. AND another in wool yarns, woven in blue, black, and tan against cream ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, rectangular snap closure with mounta... > Item Details
Hubbell Trading Post Token,
Lot # 159 - Hubbell Trading Post Token,
silver colored metal with inscriptions. One side reads, "J. L. Hubbell 4033 Ganado, Arizona," on reverse: "Good For $1.00 in Merchandise." The post probably used tokens of this type between 1900 and 1920, octagon shape; 1.5" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Catlinite Stem,
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traditional "T" shaped bowl with faceted end, 4.7" high x 8.5" long with turned and blocked stem, 16" long; total length 24.5". Shows use and includes old Museum card with "...Sioux, Pine Ridge Res./Chadron, Neb. Sept. 1912/From Little Deer Had Pipe 12yrs.". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Club,
Lot # 282 - Sioux Beaded Club,
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Eastern Woodland Baskets,
Lot # 199 - Eastern Woodland Baskets,
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Five Plains Beaded Items,
Lot # 721 - Five Plains Beaded Items,
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Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
Lot # 343 - Cabinet Card of Sitting Bull,
copy silver print of a photo by William R. Cross, at Fort Randall, 1882. Original lower margin caption included in photograph, No. 1 in a series published by Bailey, Dix & Mead, Fort Randall, D.T. > Item Details
Santee Dakota Beaded Moccasins,
Lot # 232 - Santee Dakota Beaded Moccasins,
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Eskimo Whalebone Pin,
Lot # 712 - Eskimo Whalebone Pin,
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Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
Lot # 44 - Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
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