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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Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
Lot # 109 - Sikyatki Style Seed Jar,
orange, black, and red on cream decorated with geometric designs and rain birds. Body created with an elegant flaring shape and outturned lip, fired on signature of "Chakoptewa" over a cartouche of a smoking pipe on base; 6" high x 15" diameter. A fine jar, done in the Hopi style, Chakoptewa appare... > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
Lot # 252 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Woman's Moccasins,
ca 1885, has sinew-sewn quills in a narrow white stripe on the vamp and along the sole a blue beaded background with triangles and diamonds in cobalt and red. Women covered the plain ankle flaps with decorated leggings, 9.5" long. > 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
Carl Kauba Bronze,
Lot # 611 - Carl Kauba Bronze,
a 30" high statue on marble base of a Northern Plains Native American in full eagle feather bonnet, bone breast plate and fringed jacket and pants. Signed on bronze base "Kauba." Kauba (1865-1922), was born in Vienna. He was a student of Carl Waschmann and Stefan Schwartz and he traveled extensi... > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Loom Beaded Sash,
Lot # 688 - Eastern Woodlands Loom Beaded Sash,
made of white, green, blues, and reds woven into repeating geometric patterns. Red Germantown wool and brown warp threads braided into tassels, length 62" x width 4". > Item Details
Hopi Plaques and a Navajo Wedding Basket,
Lot # 86 - Hopi Plaques and a Navajo Wedding Basket,
lot of 5. Includes 3 wicker plaques and 1 wicker bowl- basket, one in a whirling design woven in aniline colors of red, blue, yellow-green, and natural, 12.5" diameter; PLUS one with a fret motif in aniline red with natural, 13.5" diameter; PLUS one with aniline colors of green and pale orange with... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 266 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1900-1925. All sinew sewn. Throat and sides decorated with lanes of turquoise, translucent pink, and pale yellow beads. Main panel with complex triangluar, square and other geometric motifs in blue, red, white, pale yellow, and translucent pink against a light blue background. Main panel topped o... > Item Details
Santa Clara Black Ware,
Lot # 102 - Santa Clara Black Ware,
lot of 3. Includes a small polished basket with central handle and fluted sides; 3.5" high x 4" diameter; PLUS small dish with carved image of a stylized mountain goat; 4.5" long x 5" high x 3.25" wide; AND a polished pitcher with a narrow neck, flat handle and fluted spout; 5.75" high x 4.5" diame... > Item Details
Paiute Seed Basket,
Lot # 651 - Paiute Seed Basket,
has conical form and is woven of willow in twill pattern and decorated with simple bands of darker colored fiber that add interest to the surface; basket has one cordage handle, 10" high. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 185 - Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1885, with thread-sewn beadwork on tan twill in colors of pink, rose, green, yellow, gold, white, and crystal in a stylized raised floral motif on the vamps. Black velvet cuffs have bead trim and red wool binding that extends to from ties. This traditional pair is lined in muslin; 10" long. > Item Details
Plains Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 230 - Plains Children’s Beaded Hide Moccasins,
lot of 2 pairs. Includes one pair of Sioux with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of light blue, red, black, greasy yellow, and pink, colors are delightful. Design on vamps consists of a large triangle surrounded by smaller ones and pointing toward the toes; motif on fully beaded soles consists of lar... > Item Details
Wooden Death Figure,
Lot # 168 - Wooden Death Figure,
carved from a single piece of hardwood, possible cherry, face with slit eyes, creased lips, and penciled mustache, 17" high x 4" wide. > Item Details
Apache
Lot # 438 - Apache "Violin",
ca 1880, constructed of a hollow wood cylinder with closed ends; cylinder is split lengthwise. Artifact has an incised diamond pattern on one surface; holes outline the interior of the diamonds and are also grouped on one end to form a rectangle. On the reverse the maker has incised triangles, hou... > Item Details
Eskimo Ivory and Bone Kayak Model,
Lot # 331 - Eskimo Ivory and Bone Kayak Model,
depicts a soapstone hunter unaware that a goose is following him. Kayak is decorated in delightful dot pattern, 7.75". > 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
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
Beaded Moose Hide Jacket,
Lot # 681 - Beaded Moose Hide Jacket,
Great Lakes Cree, ca 1890. Has bold floral motif in brilliant crayon box colors. Beadwork decorates the borders of the front, the pockets, the cuffs, and the back yoke. Fat fringes and pinking add interest. Coat is mostly hand-stitched; beadwork is sinew-sewn, 46" chest. > 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
Chippewa Beaded Pipe Bag,
Lot # 663 - Chippewa Beaded Pipe Bag,
is made of black velveteen with red accents and hide fringe. Design on both sides has attractive outlined flower; bag has cotton pinstripe lining, hide ties at throat, 23 x 7.25". > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 656 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded in blues, reds, greens, and yellows against a chalky white ground on black velveteen. Bag has bold floral design bordered by zigzags and cris-crosses. The outermost seam is red satin tape; fringe is made from amber beads with blue, black, and beige cotton tassels, 41 x 12". > Item Details
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