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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Iroquois Beaded Purse,
Lot # 181 - Iroquois Beaded Purse,
designed with multicolored beads in a beautiful floral pattern, accented with various shades of similar colors; beaded looped fringe, two machine-braded handles connected by a knotted ball at top; 7" high x 7" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Sandpainting Weaving,
Lot # 424 - Navajo Sandpainting Weaving,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in natural ivory, brown, indigo, black, yellow, green, and aniline dyed orange against a natural speckled gray ground with black border, decorated with five attenuated Yei figures each holding feathers, original corner ties; 66" long x 37.5" wide. > Item Details
Pueblo <i>Heshi</i> Necklaces,
Lot # 156 - Pueblo Heshi Necklaces,
Lot of 2. Includes one turquoise and heshi necklace with silver hook and eye clasp strung on cotton; 30" long; AND one with 3 strands of turquoise baroque discs and heshi strung on cotton; 30" long. > Item Details
Potawatomi Loom Beaded Men's Garters,
Lot # 212 - Potawatomi Loom Beaded Men's Garters,
have three large diamonds in colors of red, cobalt, yellow-gold, and turquoise on a rose ground. Garters terminate in elaborate gold and orange wool yarn that is braided near the top and then left to hang free, 10.5 w/o fringe. > Item Details
Navajo Woven Horse Hair Bridle,
Lot # 439 - Navajo Woven Horse Hair Bridle,
is finely woven of aniline dyed horsehair in colors of orange, red, turquoise, hot pink, and chartreuse. Hand woven button closures, leather rosette with large cobalt plastic ring on headstall, metal conchas, and lucite cheek medallions with multi-colored flowers complement this great piece, probab... > Item Details
Mesquakie or Fox Bullrush Mat,
Lot # 680 - Mesquakie or Fox Bullrush Mat,
ca 1890, has interlocking diamond pattern in green on natural ground, length 105" x width 55". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Bottle,
Lot # 314 - Sioux Beaded Bottle,
ca 1890-1900, consists of bands of primary colored beads wrapped around a muslin covered aqua glass bottle. Lower edge of bottle is decorated with long beaded fringe, 5.5" high. > Item Details
Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
Lot # 52 - Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
lot of two both folio in brown cloth boards, includes Vols. VI & VII of U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, Editor J.W. Powell, G.P.O., Washington D.C., 1890. Tiles include The Cegiha Language by J.O. Dorsey; AND Dakota-English Dicyionary by S.R. Riggs > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
Lot # 48 - B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
lot of 8, all 12mo in green cloth boards (except No. 129 in green paper wraps), G.P.O. Washington D.C., including the following nos. 37 (3), 66 (2), 76, 129, & 182. Titled, dates and authors in the above order include Antiquities of Central and Southeastern Missouri, 1910 by G. Fowke (with maps); P... > Item Details
Chimayo Blanket,
Lot # 435 - Chimayo Blanket,
commercial wool woven in black and white with red ground, cotton ties on ends, serrated diamond pattern; 82" long x wide 48". > Item Details
Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
Lot # 597 - Plains Indian's Courting Flute,
ca. 1890, has a two-piece construction. Engraved with geometric designs, red wash with green or faded blue in engraved areas and ornamented with leather thong wrappings with hanging fringe. A thin piece of sheet lead is mounted to the top near tone slide, length 14". > 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
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
Navajo Yeibichai Weaving,
Lot # 423 - Navajo Yeibichai Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in natural cream, aniline dyed red, yellow, blue and orange with natural dark brown ground. Designed in two panels separated by vertical stripes and zigzags, each panel has four brightly dressed Yei, corner ties on three of four; 63" long x 32.5" wide. > Item Details
Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
Lot # 434 - Navajo Double Saddle Blanket,
ca 1930, tightly handspun wool woven in all natural colors of gray, browns, and cream with a beautifully understated serrated diamond design, three corner ties; 59.5" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 250 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1875. These moccasins have strips of aniline dyed red porcupine quillwork on the vamps and sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of greasy yellow and medium blue with accent of white along the soles, 9.5" long. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
Lot # 177 - Iroquois Beaded Pin Cushion,
wonderful flower-shape with velveteen front and "DEAR MOTHER" written in beads; 6.5" highx 6.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
Lot # 507 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe with Wood Effigy Stem,
traditional "T" shaped bowl with flat base for resting, paired raised annual rings approx. 1" from each end and bowl; 4" high x 7.5" long. Carved effigy hardwood stem with an otter and other geometric chip carving, all highlighted with pyro highlights, 19" long; total length 26.6". Wonderful old p... > Item Details
Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 300 - Catlinite Pipe,
signed Chaska, is inlaid with lead(?) and speckled catlinite in a great pattern. Chaska is the Dakota name of Myron Taylor, a Santee artist, who was carving superlative pipes at Pipestem, Minnesota in the 1970s, length 8.25" long x height 4.5". > Item Details
Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
Lot # 65 - Northwest Coast Totem Pole,
ca 1920, probably Tlingit, painted in yellow, green, red, and black tempera, height 14". > Item Details
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