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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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Lot # 544 - Plains Indian War Club,
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Lot # 248 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
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Navajo Geometric Regional Weaving,
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ca 1950's, tightly handspun wool woven in natural black, speckled gray, cream, and aniline dyed red with a bright, eye-catching pattern of 3-dimensional stacked cubes, original corner ties; 61" long x 35" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
Lot # 293 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe and Pipe Stem,
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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
Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
Lot # 734 - Egyptian New Kingdom Wood Headrest,
two-piece hand-carved African hardwood. Either New Kingdom Dynastic Period or Ptolemaic Period. Undoubtedly tomb furniture. Length: 8"; width: 2.5"; height: 8.5". > Item Details
Pima Basket,
Lot # 372 - Pima Basket,
finely woven willow bowl with devil's claw designs of large and small stepped rectangles placed on a line and radiating out from center of basket, and with a braided rim; 3" high x 12" diameter. > Item Details
Pima/Tohono O'odham Baskets,
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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
101 Ranch Indian Bow,
Lot # 286 - 101 Ranch Indian Bow,
recurved bow, painted yellow and black on red front with solid yellow back. Faint lettering on side, "BOW MADE ON 101 RANCH 1907 BY PONCA INDIANS." Length: 53". > Item Details
Beaded Belts and Necklaces,
Lot # 304 - Beaded Belts and Necklaces,
lot of 6, Victorian ladies' accessories, ca 1890. Includes three beaded rope belts in amber (64"), pearl opalescence (56"), and twisted black and white (55"), all with loop fringe on ends. PLUS two braid beaded necklaces, reminiscent of snowflakes in colors of translucent blue (25.5") and sea green ... > Item Details
Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
Lot # 620 - Nez Perce Mountain Sheep Horn Bowl,
ca. 1800. Irregular oval shape with pierced tab handle at one end and bottle neck type pouring spout at other, length 8.8" x height 3" x width 5.25", wonderful rich brown patina. > 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
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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
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