Lot 15    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
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 Report for 1903-04, publ. 1907, 296 pp plus 129 plates. PLUS 34th Annual Report for 1912-13, publ. 1922, 281 pp. PLUS 41st Annual Report for 1919-24, publ. 1928, 626 pp. AND 48th Annual Report for 1930-31, publ. 1933, 1220 pp. These six reports deal with Native American baskets and other topics such as Mexican prehistory, Eskimos, prehistoric trephining in the Americas, cliff ruins at Canyon De Chilly, Tusayan Snake Dance, Native American games, prehistoric Caribbean culture, and the "Index" for the entire B.A.E. Annual Report series.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc. 1st with moderate shelf wear, light even toning, VG; 2nd with damp stains at margins, toned and moderate shelf wear, G; 3rd & 4th as 1st, VG; 5th light shelf wear & light even toning, VG+; 6th chipped spine, taped tear on front wrap, still VG.
Est $300 - $400
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Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Lot # 53 - Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Riggs, Rev. S.R. Dakota ABC Wowapi. New York: American Tract Society, n.d. but Seibert [1999:1054] indicates 1867(?). 16mo, stiff illustrated wraps, 32 pp. Paper appears to be later, possibly a 1890's reprint. > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 69 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is of finely coiled willow and has a devil's claw motif of a 3-pointed flower joined by parallel bands. Large center and braided rim are also of devil's claw, 2.5" high x 14" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pants,
Lot # 470 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pants,
with fully beaded fronts in a wonderful deep sky blue with 4 yellow stars with cobalt centers on each leg. Beadwork is sinew-sewn and pants are machine-sewn with a button fly and red and beige calico lining; 32" waist, 28" inner seam. > Item Details
Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
Lot # 416 - Navajo Yeibechei Weaving,
ca 1926, tightly handspun wool woven in both natural and commercial dyed yarns, decorated with eight beautifully outlined figures with multicolored necks and framed by a border of feathers. Included is a museum tag describing the "Ya-be-chai Dance"; 90.5" long x 40" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 240 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, white, and red white heart beads creating lanes with short arms on the vamps. Lanes resemble connected crosses. A lane of cobalt-stepped triangles on a white ground adds interest along the sole. Additional accent beads are pale green and greasy ye... > Item Details
Sioux Stone War Club,
Lot # 543 - Sioux Stone War Club,
massive stone head with rawhide covered wood handle and dark horsehair tassel; 48" long including tassel, ca. late 19th century. Includes inked museum card with "No. 5 War Club. Handle Wound With Leather Dark Horse Tail At End. Dark Stone 6" Long Sioux. Pine Ridge Res. Chadron, Neb. Jan. 1911", ca... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
Lot # 535 - Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
made of thread-sewn hide. Delightful little mittens with cuffs decorated in blue, white, and red "white heart" seed beads. Front side of cuff with white zigzags against red ground with blue beaded "bow", reverse side with alternating blue and red rectangles. Fringe on outer edge; 5.75" long. > Item Details
Edeard Borein
Lot # 607 - Edeard Borein "Horse-Back Indian with Lance" Etching,
of a mounted Sioux warrior with buffalo headdress and holding a feathered lance, other riders in background, signed in etching lower left, length 10" x width 8", mounted in period frame, length 11.25" x width 9.25". John Edward Borein (1872-1945) born in California, left school at 17 to work as a s... > Item Details
Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 66 - Tohono O'odham Basket,
of coiled yucca has a devil's claw design of 10 horses spaced around the body, 6.5" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 138 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in brown, indigo, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Two red stripes outlined in indigo band the top and bottom of the rug, center designed with diamond pattern, original corner ties; 62" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
Lot # 733 - African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
hand-carved from a single piece of softwood and polychrome painted in red and black on white ground. Four drilled holes at rear sides for mounting straps and open mouth for vision while wearing, height 23". Includes a custom-made mounting stand. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 120 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
highly polished with interlocking coil and stepped fretwork design, signed on base "Tonita & Juan" and with tag from "Parker's Indian Trading Post"; 4.5" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Brule Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
Lot # 468 - Brule Sioux Quilled Hide Vest,
has a delightful melody of butterflies, flags, and flowers in aniline dyed colors of rose, red, orange, purple, and green. Vest is bound in beige cotton; back is an olive cotton; 40" chest. Tag reads, "Collected at Martin, S.D." > 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
Zia Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 402 - Zia Polychrome Jar,
late 19th century, with mesmerizing, organic design, black wave-like band on shoulder mirrored on body by red and black floral pattern, on red clay body; 10.5" high x 12" diameter. > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 40 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 6. Including Snow, Charles E. "Indian Knoll Skeletons of Site Oh 2, Ohio County, Kentucky;" The University of Kentucky Reports in Anthropology, Vol. IV, No. 3. Lexington: Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. of Ky., 1948. 8vo rebound in red cloth boards, original paper wraps retained. PLUS Webb, W. S... > 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
Karl Bodmer Lithograph,
Lot # 352 - Karl Bodmer Lithograph, "Junction of the Yellowstone,"
hand colored lithograph of the above title showing view from hills above with pronghorn antelope in foreground, 13" x 18", new mat and frame. > Item Details
Cabinet Card of
Lot # 345 - Cabinet Card of "Chief of Huron’s",
albumen image with pencil inscription on rearn "Maurise Bastien Chief of Huron," with imprint of "J.E. Livernois, Quebec." Full length studio photograph of a very Caucasian looking person in traditional Huron clothing and holding a Northern Plains stone war club, undoubtedly a prop provided by the ... > Item Details
Blackfeet Men's Beaded Wool Leggings,
Lot # 477 - Blackfeet Men's Beaded Wool Leggings,
ca. 1890, have finely worked strips in colors of greasy yellow, cobalt, green, and medium blue. Leggings are bound in blue ribbon; 32" high. > Item Details
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