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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Pair of Painted Iroquois Canoe Paddles,
Lot # 191 - Pair of Painted Iroquois Canoe Paddles,
made of two piece hardwood, red and white painted blade, unpainted shaft; each 65.5" long. > Item Details
Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
Lot # 699 - Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
is a single piece of carved pine/spruce with human effigy head knob with inset mirrored glass eyes. The tapered lower shaft has a geometric shallow carving with pyro finish. Unknown tradition, possibly SW area, but clearly ethnographic, length 38.5". Fine old darkened patina. > Item Details
Western Apache Basket,
Lot # 361 - Western Apache Basket,
coiled, with devil's claw design of a flower or star in the center bottom and stepped design radiating out from "star" to inverted triangles along the rim. Catalogue card reads: "Apache. Near Roosevelt Dam, Ariz., Sept. 1926."; 2.5" high x 8.5" diameter. > 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
Southwestern Miniature Ceramics,
Lot # 117 - Southwestern Miniature Ceramics,
lot of 4. Includes Isleta polychrome basket with braided handle; 5.25" high x 4" diameter; PLUS Laguna polychrome basket with braided handle and bird head rim riders. "Laguna, NM" written on bottom; 4.5" high x 3.75" diameter; PLUS red Santa Clara or Maricopa(?) jar with black interlocking coil desi... > 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
Sioux  Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 254 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, probably Pine Ridge Metis, with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of rose, light blue, green, yellow, cobalt, green, and white in a stylized leaf motif. Moccasins have a pinked cuff, 9" long. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Miniature Weavings,
Lot # 144 - Navajo Regional Miniature Weavings,
lot of 3, ca 1930s. All handspun wool woven in browns, gray, and aniline dyed red against natural cream ground. Includes a small weaving with stacked triangle design, corner ties; 13.5" long x 11" wide; PLUS square weaving with storm(?) pattern design, light fringe on one side, three corner ties; ... > Item Details
Early Cherokee Basket,
Lot # 165 - Early Cherokee Basket,
twilled plaited technique, with ash or hickory bent wood handle and with stepped design in natural, red and dark brown; 11" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
Lot # 57 - Smithsonian Annual Reports Plus,
lot of 4. Includes Annual Reports from 1883, 1916 & 1923. All three have archaeological reports on such topics as Mounds in Illinois, Ohio and other States, Mesa Verde, Earthworks in Ohio, and more. Washington (DC): G.P.O. 8vo in embossed green cloth boards. AND Webb, Wm. and DeJarnette, David L. An... > Item Details
Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
Lot # 113 - Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
lot of 4. Includes two unique "tumbler" shaped vessels with black painted bird design against beige slip, one with light amount of red highlighting; each 5" high x 2.25" diameter; PLUS bowl decorated with black triangular design and red rim, on beige slip; 5.5" high x 2" diameter; AND bowl with blac... > 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
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
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
Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
Lot # 421 - Navajo Weaving with Yei Figures,
ca 1920s, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, tan, and aniline dyed red, against a natural cream ground. Designed with three central bent arm Yei figures, corn plants in corners and geometric designs throughout; 66" long x 44" wide. > Item Details
Catlinite Pipe with Deer Bone Pipe Stem,
Lot # 294 - Catlinite Pipe with Deer Bone Pipe Stem,
bowl is "L" shaped and well used, 3" long x 2.5" high. Stem is polychrome painted in pink and green, 9.5" long, total length 12.5". Worn unreadable labels on each and inked paper tag "Formerly in the Connecticut Science Museum Collection-deer leg stem-seldom seen-early bowl well used". > 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
Lot # 449 - "A Cheyenne Maiden" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 667 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
Steatite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
Lot # 292 - Steatite Pipe Bowl and Stem,
probably Ojibwa, with traditional "T" shaped bowl, 3.2" high x 4.75" long with polished, round, plain stem, 18.5" long, total length 23.25". Both bowl and stem have old inked museum accession numbers "C-529" on stem and "C-1107" on bowl. > Item Details
Hopi Katsina Doll,
Lot # 87 - Hopi Katsina Doll,
carved of wood, is Palhikmana (Water Maiden) and is said to have belonged to Catherine Timeche. Katsina retains some face paint and remnants of manta paint, but is missing her headdress; 7" high. > Item Details
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