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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Plains Quilled Armbands and Hair Drop,
Lot # 319 - Plains Quilled Armbands and Hair Drop,
have a rawhide foundation covered with aniline dyed red porcupine quills with spots of blue for interest. Bands have lengthy tassels of leather wrapped with aniline dyed red quills accented with tin cones stuffed with feathers, tassels are 13.5" long. Hair drop has identical image, but cones are s... > Item Details
San Juan Wedding Vase,
Lot # 401 - San Juan Wedding Vase,
stone-polished. Painted gray leaves on handle and scallop design on body. Old tag near base from "The Wooden Indian"; 7.75" high x 6.5" diameter. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham, Apache, and Navajo  Baskets,
Lot # 80 - Pima/Tohono O'odham, Apache, and Navajo Baskets,
lot of 4. Includes two Pima/Tohono O'odham coiled yucca baskets with geometric devil's claw designs; one a shallow bowl, 8" diameter; PLUS a deep bowl, 5" high x 9.75" diameter; PLUS one Apache coiled shallow willow bowl with devil's claw designs of 5 figures separated by geometric designs radiating... > Item Details
Sioux  Beaded Hide Knife Sheath,
Lot # 559 - Sioux Beaded Hide Knife Sheath,
ca 1865, is made of leather, beaded on hide in greasy yellow, blue, red with white hearts, black, green, and white. Fringe along side, tin cones divide two panels of geometric design, length 10". > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 413 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1900-1920, tightly handspun wool woven in natural brown, gray, cream, and burnt orange against a dyed red ground. Black border with white diamonds and designed with bold, stepped, serrated diamonds, 92.5 x 55.5". > Item Details
Quilled and Beaded Sioux Pipe Bag,
Lot # 494 - Quilled and Beaded Sioux Pipe Bag,
late 19th-early 20th centuries, all sinew-sewn. Throat decorated with rolled lane of light and dark blue, and amber colored beads, side with lane of light and dark blue, amber, and metallic beads. Main panel decorated with hourglass and geometric devices in light and dark blue, amber, white, red, gr... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 370 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
coiled of willow with devil's claw images of 9 dogs and 3 horses and with a rim wrapped in the same material; 7" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Crayon Portrait of Indian by A. Blake,
Lot # 737 - Crayon Portrait of Indian by A. Blake,
"Minnesota Indian," ca 1915. Study of an older Native American man with his chin resting on his right hand, signed lower right, 14" x 18". Matted and framed to 19" x 23". Interesting mat and title plaque. Mat is machine sewn tan muslin with Maltese crosses in corners. Title plaque of same material... > Item Details
Blackfeet/Assiniboin Beaded Fabric Cuffs,
Lot # 528 - Blackfeet/Assiniboin Beaded Fabric Cuffs,
have thread-sewn beadwork in oversized diamonds and triangles in colors of cobalt, orange, and maroon on a white ground. Cuffs are bound in a maroon fabric and close with metal hooks and eyes; 10" high. > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Baskets,
Lot # 199 - Eastern Woodland Baskets,
lot of 3. Includes two, probably Iroquois, split ash with plaiting and "curlicue twist." One round with purple stained decoration; 5" high x 8.5" diameter; PLUS rectangular with red and purple decoration; 9.75" long x 4.75" x 9.75" wide; AND a twilled basket, squat spherical form; 2" high x 3.5" di... > Item Details
Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
Lot # 276 - Plains Beaded Hide Doll,
has simple dress with orange and green linear beadwork trim and with three tiny hawk bells on either side of dress. Beaded facial features; horsehair hair caught in a leather thong. Body structure has rectangular cut, 8.75" tall. > 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
Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
Lot # 682 - Early Great Lakes Ribbon Work Leggings and Sash,
have navy wool for body of leggings and a cotton check fabric for backing of sash. Ribbon colors include red, green, black, cobalt, pale turquoise, and cream. Fabric dyes have left ribbon torn and fragile, but the design and craftsmanship are great, length 32", width 14.5" (folded). > 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
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 392 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
20th century. Black and red-on-white slip, geometric pattern alternating between red blocks divided by black horizontal lines and white blocks containing two black elongated triangles. Interior rim painted red with black lip; 8.25" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
Lot # 484 - Plains Cree Child's Beaded Hide Jacket,
with colorful thread-sewn floral motif on yoke, front bands, cuffs, and pockets. Long fringes and fat pinked edges add additional western flair; jacket has a mandarin collar and buttons into hand-stitched buttonholes; chest measurement 28". > Item Details
Santa Clara Red Ware Wedding Vessel,
Lot # 106 - Santa Clara Red Ware Wedding Vessel,
collected in 1916. Stone polished, polychrome footed vessel with squat bulbous body and two fluted spouts. Underside of vessel with brown slip, top portion red; 12" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Micmac Quilled Trunk,
Lot # 694 - Micmac Quilled Trunk,
ca 1810-40 or earlier, is birchbark and has bands of spruce with spruce root ties. Trunk has the early double rainbow motif on lid and herringbone motif on sides -- all natural dyes, such as bloodroot, and goldenrod; 5" wide x 7" long x 4.5" high. > Item Details
Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
Lot # 464 - Matched Sioux Beaded Hide Tipi Bags,
ca 1885, with bold central design of pronged motifs extending from a green diamond that has a red window with a greasy yellow center. Broad red stripes alternating with greasy yellow stripes frame the diamond. Cobalt triangles point inward to stripes and stand out against the white ground. Flap a... > Item Details
Sioux Leather Mirror Case,
Lot # 567 - Sioux Leather Mirror Case,
ca 1870, made from thick, rich, leather with a plethora of tiny brass tacks outlining the edges of pouch and flap. Tacks in the form of horse tracks represent animals captured, the "X" a first coup, and the two circles with three falling lines represent bullet wounds, suffered by the owner, each wo... > Item Details
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