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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Large Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 412 - Large Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1930's. Tightly handspun wool woven in natural cream, gray, black, and aniline-dyed red. Designed in a serrated "X" pattern with alternating colors and thicknesses. Geometric border with original corner ties; 110.5" long x 78.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
Lot # 493 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pipe Bag,
ca 1890. Greasy yellow, red with white heart, and green beads against a white ground. Rolled throat with beaded lane, sides decorated with three lanes, cross design. Main panel with crosses, teepees, and geometric devices. Quilled slats dyed in red, hide fringe on bottom. Quilled drops on throat wit... > Item Details
Northern Plains Girl's Beaded Canvas Yoke,
Lot # 486 - Northern Plains Girl's Beaded Canvas Yoke,
possibly Blackfeet. Charming motif of steep triangles resembling mountains against a blue sky. Triangles are cobalt, orange and greasy yellow against the blue ground. Yoke is bound in a dull green fabric and bordered with fringe; 7" high (w/o fringe) x 17" wide. > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
Lot # 227 - Eastern Woodland Crook Knife,
type of knife commonly used by Eastern Woodlands Native Americans for every day work, called "Bikelagenigans" from work "bika" meaning a bend or crook. Scroll carved wood handle with nice patina, handle section wrapped in leather thong, 3.25" single edged steel blade, total length 9.2", mid to late... > Item Details
Penobscot Root Stock Club,
Lot # 201 - Penobscot Root Stock Club,
wonderfully menacing looking club with spiked root tips at head and chip-carved stylized floral design on handle, hole drilled through end for holding strap; 20" long. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
Lot # 717 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
ca 1885, has a cotton throat and is decorated in dark and light blue, green, red "white hearts", and greasy yellow beads. Stylized plant on front, back with geometric cross, fringe all around, length 6" x width 4". > Item Details
Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 158 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
made by Roger Skeet, Jr. and signed "R. Skeet Jr." is an excellent example of Skeet craftsmanship and consists of 7 conchas (3.75" long) and 8 butterflies (2.5" high), each piece with a center stone of turquoise. The buckle, 3" x 3.75", has 6 turquoise sets. Conchas and butterflies are mounted on ... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 427 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
Chinle area, ca 1950s, handspun wool woven in natural gray, brown, black, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Banded with multicolored "railroad tracks" and interlocking zigzags, original corner ties; 65" long x 48" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 246 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, have aniline dyed red quillwork stripes on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of medium blue, red, and white in a triangular design along the soles. Length 10.5". > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
Lot # 551 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Envelope,
is painted in primary colors of red, blue, and yellow with accents of green and with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old blue wool that is laced onto bag with sinew. Flap consists of two triangles; each ties with a leather thong. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 10.... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
Lot # 273 - Sioux Beaded Knife Case and Knife,
ca 1900, thread-sewn hide with beaded front in colors of blue, greasy yellow, and red with white hearts against a white ground. Designed with geometric shapes and yellow beaded edging. Hide loop on back. Length: 6". Knife with single-edged forged steel, "BEPTRAM(?) Co" stamped on blade. Mounted in w... > Item Details
Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
Lot # 34 - Three Classic Books on Southeastern American Archaeology,
including Willey, Gordon R. The Archaeology of the Florida Gulf Coast. Washington (DC): Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Vol. 113, 1949. 8vo in original printed paper wraps, 599 pp with all plates, maps and fold outs, originally ex lib. Dr. David Barris and signed on front cover by same. PLUS M... > Item Details
J.D.  Mackin, Western Oil Painting,
Lot # 605 - J.D. Mackin, Western Oil Painting, "Snow Trapper",
oil on canvas. Beautifully painted Northern Plains winter scene with two Native Americans on horseback with packhorse, one is wearing a capote jacket and other in buckskin, mountains in background. Painting length 24" x width 18", mounted in original frame, length 29.75" x width 23.75". J.D. Macki... > Item Details
Horn and Wood Rattle and  an Elk Antler Bone and Steel Hide Scraper,
Lot # 313 - Horn and Wood Rattle and an Elk Antler Bone and Steel Hide Scraper,
lot of two. Includes a rattle with hollowed cattle hoof, wood handle with wood plug, wire nail tacks and leather wrist strap. Probably Plains, ca mid 20th century. Length: 11.5". AND an elk antler flesher with wrought steel blade and new leather mounting wrap. Considerable polish from use, ca late 1... > Item Details
Group of Arrow Shafts,
Lot # 200 - Group of Arrow Shafts,
lot of 10. Includes one with complete arrow shaft with arrow hafted with sinew, end painted in red and blue; 30.75" long; PLUS five shafts with bulbous ends, three of these have sinew wrapped on middle and at end; 16.25" long, 16.25" long, 27" long; PLUS two decorated with faded blue markings; 17.7... > Item Details
Plains German Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 492 - Plains German Silver Concha Belt,
consists of 8 discs laced with a narrow strip of leather onto a strip of brown leather that tapers to a narrower end (2.75" to 1.5"); belt 27" long, discs 3" diameter. > Item Details
Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
Lot # 620 - Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
ca. 1800. Irregular oval shape with pierced tab handle at one end and bottle neck type pouring spout at other, length 8.8" x height 3" x width 5.25", wonderful rich brown patina. > Item Details
Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Bag,
Lot # 275 - Sioux Miniature Beaded Hide Bag,
ca 1900. Is missing cloth top, sinew-sewn on hide, beaded in green, white, blue, greasy yellow, and red with white heart. Designed with triangular shapes tapering to a single tassel of beaded bands and hide fringe, (excluding fringe) length 6" x width 2". > Item Details
Warren King Moorehead's <i>Etowah Papers</i>,
Lot # 22 - Warren King Moorehead's Etowah Papers,
Andover(MA): Dept. of Archaeology, Phillips Academy, Yale Univ. Press, 1st edition, 1932. Small 4to in original green cloth boards, 178 pp with all plates and maps including fold out maps. A rare classic of American archaeology by one of America's foremost early archaeologists. > Item Details
Arapaho Muslin Doll with Beaded and Painted Hide Face,
Lot # 491 - Arapaho Muslin Doll with Beaded and Painted Hide Face,
20th century, wears a traditional dress decorated front and back with fringes, beads, green ochre, tin cones, and red wool trim at neck. Buffalo(?) hair ends in braids that are wrapped with pale pink twill ribbon and tied with a piece of abalone. Earrings are suspensions of long cream-colored bead... > Item Details
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