Lot 16    

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. Includes 1st Annual Report for 1879-80, publ. 1881, 603 pp. PLUS 7th Annual Report for 1885-86, publ. 1891, 409 pp. PLUS 14th Annual Report for 1892-93, Part 1, Publ. 1896, 637 pp. PLUS 32nd Annual Report for 1910-11, publ. 1918, 819 pp. PLUS 37th Annual Report for 1915-16, publ 1923, 560 pp. AND 40th Annual Report for 1918-19, publ. 1925, 664 pp. These six reports deal with many articles on the Navajo. Other topics include Native American burial customs, Wyandot tribe, linguistics, Kiowa tribe, Native American masks, Mayan Codex, Mississippian prehistoric pottery, and much more.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps, etc., except as noted. 1st with heavy shelf wear, light even toning & missing free front end paper, VG-; 2nd missing loose map from rear pocket, light shelf wear & light even toning, G+; 3rd moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 4th-6th light shelf wear and light even toning, VG+.
Est $300 - $400
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Lot # 447 - "Awaiting the Scouts' Return - Atsina" Photogravure by E.S. Curtis,
Plate 181 from The North American Indian, Folio V, 1909. 1908 copyright, photogravure produced from copper plate by John Andrew & Son (Boston, MA). Image size is 12" x 16" in brown ink on 14" x 17" rice tissue, mounted on paper with hand-made paper mat; 18" x 22". > Item Details
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
Photograph of Maria,
Lot # 342 - Photograph of Maria,
by B. Schroeter, 1953, 15.2" x 18.75" silver print mounted on larger cardstock, 20.25" x 25.25" with penciled border and MARIA and signature dated 53. > Item Details
Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
Lot # 711 - Eskimo Walrus Ivory Cribbage Board by Happy Jack,
not signed, but typical of his work. This piece is profusely engraved with caribou, arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus, seals, boats sleds and more. Initials on game board surface, "A.C.B.," total length 17". > Item Details
Edeard Borein
Lot # 607 - Edeard Borein "Horse-Back Indian with Lance" Etching,
of a mounted Sioux warrior with buffalo headdress and holding a feathered lance, other riders in background, signed in etching lower left, length 10" x width 8", mounted in period frame, length 11.25" x width 9.25". John Edward Borein (1872-1945) born in California, left school at 17 to work as a s... > Item Details
African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
Lot # 733 - African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask,
hand-carved from a single piece of softwood and polychrome painted in red and black on white ground. Four drilled holes at rear sides for mounting straps and open mouth for vision while wearing, height 23". Includes a custom-made mounting stand. > Item Details
Navajo Germantown Regional Weaving,
Lot # 139 - Navajo Germantown Regional Weaving,
ca 1890, wool woven in vibrant colors of green, purple, orange, and cream against a red ground, diamond pattern, multicolored fringe on edges; 24" long x 15" wide. > Item Details
Edward Curtis Klamath Photogravures,
Lot # 446 - Edward Curtis Klamath Photogravures,
lot of 3. From The North American Indian, Folio XIII, 1924. Includes "A Klamath" (Plate 441), "A Klamath Type" (Plate 446) and "In the Forest - Klamath" (Plate 448). All with 1923 copyright (Curtis), photogravures produced from copper plates by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.... > 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
Tlingit Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 687 - Tlingit Beaded Pouch,
ca 1890, is decorated with blue, white, red, greasy yellow, black, and orange seed beads on hide in a floral motif, two braded blue cotton straps. Note inside pouch, "Squaw pouch, Worn on clan belt, weeds of the forest, note T.L. Examin [sic] the small weed and note there the work of the great spir... > Item Details
Santa Clara Black Ware,
Lot # 102 - Santa Clara Black Ware,
lot of 3. Includes a small polished basket with central handle and fluted sides; 3.5" high x 4" diameter; PLUS small dish with carved image of a stylized mountain goat; 4.5" long x 5" high x 3.25" wide; AND a polished pitcher with a narrow neck, flat handle and fluted spout; 5.75" high x 4.5" diame... > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 12 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 6. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to, illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 5th Annual Report for 1883-84, publ. 1887, 564 pp. PLUS 10th Annual Report, 1888-89, publ. 1893, 822 pp. PLUS 19th Annual Report, Parts 1 & 2, both publ. 1900, Part 1 is 576 pp., Part 2 h... > Item Details
Iroquois Whimsies,
Lot # 169 - Iroquois Whimsies,
lot of 6. Includes bell-shaped picture frame, 9.5" high x 6" wide, two match holders, 6" high x 4" wide and 8.5" high x 6.5" wide, flower-shaped wall hanging with American flag, 5" high x 5" wide, large spade-shaped wall hanging with raised bird and floral motif, 11" high x 11" wide, and horseshoe s... > Item Details
Santee Sioux Beaded Bridle,
Lot # 518 - Santee Sioux Beaded Bridle,
circa 1890. Leather bridle with beaded cotton cover designed with oak leaves and acorns interspersed with geometric designs. Beaded hide medallions with blue ribbon center sewn at junction of head stall and brow band, blue snap beaded loop fringe on front edge of brow band. Hinged bit. Included is m... > Item Details
Gros Ventre/Assiniboin Hide Shirt with Beaded Fabric Strips,
Lot # 483 - Gros Ventre/Assiniboin Hide Shirt with Beaded Fabric Strips,
ca 1900, has bold beaded geometric designs of elongated ovals and squares divided into triangles. Thread-sewn beadwork strips--colors of cobalt, black, red-orange, green, blue-green, sage, gold, and mauve on a pearly-white ground-- are stitched to sleeves, shoulders, front flap, and center back. S... > Item Details
Plains Indian War Club,
Lot # 544 - Plains Indian War Club,
ca. late 19th century. Bi-pointed quartzite head mounted on rawhide covered wood handle. Blue & red paint, nice old patina; 27" long. > Item Details
Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
Lot # 367 - Elegant Apache Beaded Pouch,
thread-sewn hide in colors of white, blues, green, and red. One side with central design of stacked rectangles in diamond shape surrounded by a decorated circle with white border; opposite with large diamond formed by stacked rectangles with pale blue border. Beautiful long beaded fringe at bottom, ... > Item Details
Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
Lot # 29 - Five Books on Ohio Archaeology,
including scarce Moorehead, Warren King. Hematite Implements of the United States Andover (MA): Phillips Academy, Dept. of Archaeology, Bulletin VI, 1912. 8vo in printed paper wraps, 97 numbered pages including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Wilson, Thomas. Arrowpoints, Spearpoints, and Knives... > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 415 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of dark brown, speckled gray, and cream with aniline dyed red, in a dazzling pattern of stacked triangles; 89" long x 56.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 577 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, cobalt, and medium blue. Design on vamps consists of a large diamond pointing toward toes and with small triangles running along the sole, length 10.5". > Item Details
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