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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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
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Four Classic Books on Illinois & Midwestern Archaeology,
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Eastern  Pipe Tomahawk,
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Yokuts Coiled Basket,
Lot # 642 - Yokuts Coiled Basket,
is globular in shape and is finely coiled and decorated with a dark brown fiber in three stepped bands on walls, height 7.5" x diameter 13.5". > Item Details
Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
Lot # 464 - Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
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Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
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First wool, woven in green, blue, and cream against a red ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, eagle-shaped snap closure, strap on back; 9.5" long x 6" wide. AND another in wool yarns, woven in blue, black, and tan against cream ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, rectangular snap closure with mounta... > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded  Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 653 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is elegantly beaded with floral design in colors of blues, greens, amber, mauve, and pearl opalescence on black velveteen. Pouch and straps are fully beaded and have zigzag border on main panel and pink beaded fringe with green cotton tassels at bottom, 39 x 13.5". > Item Details
Sioux Umbilical Cord Fetish,
Lot # 326 - Sioux Umbilical Cord Fetish,
ca 1885, sinew-sewn hide beaded in light blue, greasy yellow, and white against dark blue ground. Rendered in the shape of a turtle or lizard with checkered back and hide fringe for legs and tail, 4" long. > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Purses,
Lot # 180 - Iroquois Beaded Purses,
lot of 2. Beautifully designed in floral motifs of multiple shades of white, red, yellow, and blue on black velveteen; both 6.5" high x 6.5" wide. > Item Details
WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
Lot # 348 - WPA Era Watercolor of Acoma Pottery Designs,
depicts three bands of Acoma geometric pottery similar to those published by Kenneth Chapman for the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fe around the same time, framed 28.5" long x 21.5" high. > 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
Edward Curtis Photogravures of Northwest Indians,
Lot # 455 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Northwest Indians,
lot of 2. From The North American Indian, Folio XIII, 1926. Includes "Fish-Weir Across Trinity River - Hupa" (Plate 459) and "The Wokas Season - Klamath" (Plate 462). 1923 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size for both is 1... > 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
Santa Clara Black Ware Wedding Vase,
Lot # 107 - Santa Clara Black Ware Wedding Vase,
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Eastern Pipe Tomahawk,
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