Lot 14    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
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 39th Annual Report for 1917-18, publ. 1925, 636 pp. These four reports deal with Plains tribes plus topics such as the Menomini tribe, Coronado's expedition, Omaha tribe, and more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., 1st moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 2nd light shelf wear & as above, VG+; 3rd moderate shelf wear and light damp stain on boards, toning, G+; 4th as 2nd VG+.
Est $300 - $400
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Two Pairs of Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 186 - Two Pairs of Hide Moccasins,
includes one pair of Cree with finely embroidered rose and a bud surrounded by braided quillwork on the vamps and with embroidered strawberries on the cuffs; 9.5" long; AND another pair with a "T" design on the vamps in colors of cobalt, clear, green, blue and white on the vamps; 9.25" long. > 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
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
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 255 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1895, each sinew-sewn with beaded decoration of cobalt triangles on the vamps and notched rectangle with two small greasy yellow rectangles on lower front of foot. Design is repeated near heel. White beads form the background. Sides, cuffs, and tongues have triangles, diamonds, and stripes in r... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 243 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925 with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of dark red, black, yellow, white, and blue. Design on the vamps consists of a "U" with a large cross in the center and with tabs on either side of the motifs. Cuff has a pinked edge and small triangles decorate the edges of the soles, 9" long. > Item Details
Catlinite Eagle Talon Effigy Pipe,
Lot # 299 - Catlinite Eagle Talon Effigy Pipe,
carved and engraved single piece pipe bowl in form of eagle claw, clutching long oval bowl with engraved saw tooth band near top, 3" long x 2.8" high. Shows considerable use. Inked paper tag with "These effigy pipes were popular and expensive at the time. Eagle talons clutching an egg fish looks ... > Item Details
Lot # 448 - "Esipermi - Comanche" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
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
<i>Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Quarterly</i> Journal,
Lot # 31 - Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Quarterly Journal,
lot of 21 volumes. Columbus: Fred J. Heer, 1900-1936. Includes volumes 1-3, 5, 8, 12-13, 15, 17, 20-24, 26-27, 2nd copy of 26, 44-46. Eighteen 8vo volumes bound in dark green cloth and 3 later issues in paper wraps as issued. Includes most of the important excavations of Hopewell, Adena, and Ft. An... > 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
Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
Lot # 478 - Cheyenne Beaded Hide Women's Leggings,
ca 1895, have sinew-sewn beads in colors of yellow-gold, red, turquoise, cobalt, green, and white in an intricate pattern of parallel stripes that form blocks. Some stripes are outlined with rows of triangles while others are filled with tiny rectangles. Leggings have a delicate edging of red and t... > Item Details
Great Lakes Ball Club,
Lot # 667 - Great Lakes Ball Club,
early 20th century, is carved from a single piece of basswood (?), with stamped and pyro geometric decoration. Canoe carved in relief on handle. Opposite ball is an inset chipped flint point. Rich brown polished patina, total length 18.25." > Item Details
Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 625 - Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, have sinew-sewn beadwork in a stylized floral motif in colors of yellow, cobalt, red, blue, rose, green, and yellow-orange with marcasites for accents. Maker added a red wood collar edged with black cloth and white beads for interest, length 10.5". These are a fine example. > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 15 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights except 48th which is in illustrated paper wraps as issued. Includes the 6th Annual Report for 1884-85, publ. 1888, 675 pp. PLUS 16th Annual Report for 1894-95, publ 1897, 326 pp. PLUS 25th Annual... > Item Details
Beaded Belts and Necklaces,
Lot # 304 - Beaded Belts and Necklaces,
lot of 6, Victorian ladies' accessories, ca 1890. Includes three beaded rope belts in amber (64"), pearl opalescence (56"), and twisted black and white (55"), all with loop fringe on ends. PLUS two braid beaded necklaces, reminiscent of snowflakes in colors of translucent blue (25.5") and sea green ... > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Baskets,
Lot # 199 - Eastern Woodland Baskets,
lot of 3. Includes two, probably Iroquois, split ash with plaiting and "curlicue twist." One round with purple stained decoration; 5" high x 8.5" diameter; PLUS rectangular with red and purple decoration; 9.75" long x 4.75" x 9.75" wide; AND a twilled basket, squat spherical form; 2" high x 3.5" di... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 262 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, blue, and greasy yellow creating a large triangle filled with a "ribbon" motif and whirling logs on the vamps. Parallel diagonal lines decorate the broad lanes along the soles. Cuffs are bound with a tiny woven checked fabric, 10.5" long. > Item Details
Plains Cree Women's Beaded Fabric Leggings,
Lot # 480 - Plains Cree Women's Beaded Fabric Leggings,
decorated with three greasy yellow beaded stripes outlined in cobalt and alternating with white stripes. Tops are navy wool and edges are bound in red cotton. Leggings close with leather thongs; 11.5" high. > Item Details
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
Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
Lot # 128 - Santo Domingo Polychrome Basket and Wedding Jar,
lot of 2, both ca 1920, black and red flower design on basket, handle black with red underside, base slipped red; 5.5" high x 7" diameter, AND wedding jar with connecting symmetrical design, painted in bold, thick lines, handle painted in red with white ovals, red dots on rims of spouts; 7.5" high x... > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 35 - Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
including Barrett, S.A. Ancient Aztalan. Milwaukee: Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Vol. XIII, 1933. Small 4to, untrimmed in printed paper wraps, 402 pp, including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Cole, Fay-Cooper, et al. Kincaid A Prehistoric Illinois Metropolis. Chicago... > Item Details
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