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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. 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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Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 158 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
made by Roger Skeet, Jr. and signed "R. Skeet Jr." is an excellent example of Skeet craftsmanship and consists of 7 conchas (3.75" long) and 8 butterflies (2.5" high), each piece with a center stone of turquoise. The buckle, 3" x 3.75", has 6 turquoise sets. Conchas and butterflies are mounted on ... > Item Details
Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
Lot # 525 - Plains Beaded Rattle and Roach Spreader,
lot of 2. Includes a roach spreader constructed of a parfleche base with two upright pheasant feathers set in metal bases created from a "Mennen Borated Baby Talcum" tin can. A hollow bone, unattached to base, would also support a feather. Tin holders are wired to keep talcum tin supports upright. F... > Item Details
<i>Certain Mounds and Village Sites In Ohio</i>,
Lot # 27 - Certain Mounds and Village Sites In Ohio,
Mills, Wm. C. Columbus (OH): The F.J. Heer Printing Co., 1923. Volumes II-IV (missing Vol. I), limited edition of 500 each, 4to in red cloth boards. Rare and hard to find Ohio prehistory books. > Item Details
Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
Lot # 136 - Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
lot of 2. Pitcher has black-on-white slip. Delightful image of two birds eating a plant. Rim and base outlined with black line, "braid" drawn spine of handle; 4" high x 6" diameter (handle to spout). Similar flowing lines on basket, outlined rim, two large flowers on opposite sides, 4.5" high and ... > Item Details
Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
Lot # 35 - Four Classic Books on Midwestern Archaeology,
including Barrett, S.A. Ancient Aztalan. Milwaukee: Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, Vol. XIII, 1933. Small 4to, untrimmed in printed paper wraps, 402 pp, including all plates, maps and fold outs. PLUS Cole, Fay-Cooper, et al. Kincaid A Prehistoric Illinois Metropolis. Chicago... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 394 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
orange and black on white slip with indented bottom, wonderful rain bird motif on body; 8.5" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
Lot # 549 - Sioux Polychrome Parfleche Trunk,
or "lunchbox" is painted in primary colors of red, blue, yellow and green. Some designs are outlined in black; box closes along the sides and across the top with narrow strips of leather, length 11.5" x height 6.25". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 245 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1925, probably Minniconjou, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, medium blue, red, green, greasy yellow, and red on a white background. Vamp designs consist of large rounded triangles with a stepped pattern; a lane of small triangles divides the larger ones. Diamonds and stepped tr... > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
Lot # 48 - B.A.E. Bulletins, on American Archaeology,
lot of 8, all 12mo in green cloth boards (except No. 129 in green paper wraps), G.P.O. Washington D.C., including the following nos. 37 (3), 66 (2), 76, 129, & 182. Titled, dates and authors in the above order include Antiquities of Central and Southeastern Missouri, 1910 by G. Fowke (with maps); P... > Item Details
Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Lot # 53 - Early Printed Dakota Indian Grammar,
Riggs, Rev. S.R. Dakota ABC Wowapi. New York: American Tract Society, n.d. but Seibert [1999:1054] indicates 1867(?). 16mo, stiff illustrated wraps, 32 pp. Paper appears to be later, possibly a 1890's reprint. > Item Details
Classic  Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins,
Lot # 45 - Classic Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins,
lot of 3. Includes the classic: Swanton, John R. The Indians of the Southeastern United States. Washington (DC): G.P.O., 1946. 8vo, rebound in green cloth boards, with original printed paper wraps, 943 pp with all plates. PLUS Hodge, Frederick W. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washing... > Item Details
Sioux Quilled Armbands,
Lot # 531 - Sioux Quilled Armbands,
constructed of aniline-dyed porcupine quills wrapped around rawhide and stitched to a strip of rawhide. One armband retains painted parfleche designs. Primary band color is magenta with either chartreuse or turquoise blocks around a purple center--very colorful. Lengthy leather thongs are quilled w... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
Lot # 535 - Sioux Beaded Child's Mittens,
made of thread-sewn hide. Delightful little mittens with cuffs decorated in blue, white, and red "white heart" seed beads. Front side of cuff with white zigzags against red ground with blue beaded "bow", reverse side with alternating blue and red rectangles. Fringe on outer edge; 5.75" long. > Item Details
B.A.E. Bulletins, on NW Coast & Alaskan Native Americans,
Lot # 50 - B.A.E. Bulletins, on NW Coast & Alaskan Native Americans,
lot of 9, all 12mo in green cloth boards, G.P.O. Washington D.C. (except #26 which is 4to, else as above), including the following nos. 26, 29, 39, 77, 168, 171, 172, 192, 199. Titles dates & authors include in the above order: Kathlamet Texts, 1901 by F. Boas; PLUS Haida Texts and Myths, 1905 by J... > Item Details
Native American Beadwork,
Lot # 196 - Native American Beadwork,
lot of 4. Includes one pair of sealskin moccasins with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red, white, blue, and small amount of "salt and pepper" colors worked in an abstract curvilinear design on the beige wool vamps; 9" long; PLUS a doll-sized pair of sealskin(?) moccasins bound with muslin; 3" lon... > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 185 - Iroquois Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1885, with thread-sewn beadwork on tan twill in colors of pink, rose, green, yellow, gold, white, and crystal in a stylized raised floral motif on the vamps. Black velvet cuffs have bead trim and red wool binding that extends to from ties. This traditional pair is lined in muslin; 10" long. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
Lot # 123 - San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
with feather design on one half and geometric design on the other, bottom signed "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso/ Pueblo"; 5" long x .75" high x 3.5" wide. > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Pot Hook,
Lot # 203 - Eastern Woodlands Pot Hook,
hand carved from single piece of hardwood with branch for hook, top end with carved notch for hanging strap, nice old polished patina, possibly early 19th century; 14.25" long. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
Lot # 594 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Three-Sided Hide Pouch,
ca 1895, with fringe and a tie at the top and with aniline dyed porcupine quills in colors of red, purple, and yellow worked in narrow stripes with pictures of Indians above the bands. Beadwork in a pattern of running triangles in colors of cobalt, translucent rose, and red on a white ground also e... > Item Details
Two Great Lakes Sashes,
Lot # 208 - Two Great Lakes Sashes,
woven in green, orange, and blue against a white ground. Includes one with stylized cris-crossing maple leaves and red satin sash; 63" long. AND decorated with American flags and "X"s backed with cotton fabric, black satin sash; 45" long. > Item Details
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