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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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Kidder's <i>Pecos</i> Volumes on the Southwest,
Lot # 5 - Kidder's Pecos Volumes on the Southwest,
lot of 4. Kidder, Alfred V. Includes The Pottery of Pecos Vol. I & II; PLUS The Artifacts of Pecos; AND An Introduction to the Study of Southwestern Archaeology. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931, 1936, 1932, & 1924 respectively. 4to, green cloth. Includes all plate and foldout photographs. So... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
Lot # 469 - Sioux Beaded Vest with Elk Dreamer Motifs,
circa 1900, all hand sewn with cotton thread. Constructed of panels of black worsted wool, lined with printed cotton ticking, and piping, presumably from flour sacks. The front decorated with beads to create "false" pockets; the rear is decorated with two bull elks outlined in translucent pink bea... > Item Details
Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
Lot # 563 - Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
ca 1890, is sinew-sewn cow hide, decorated at margins with rolled lane of diamonds of blue, green and red "white heart" beads against a mauve ground. Flap type closure decorated with a panel of "flying bird" and "rain clouds" in dark blue and green beads against mauve. Corners of bag, and closure ... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 379 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
coiled of willow and with devil's claw designs consisting of frets running vertically on the large "tumbler" style basket. An upright band separates each fret; rim is wrapped with devil's claw; 12" high x 7" diameter. > 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
Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
Lot # 289 - Sioux Catlinite Pipe,
appears to be an early piece (19th century) with file marks still visible in places, nice old patina, heavy use, traditional "T" shape, and 8.85" long x 5" high. > Item Details
Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing  Bag,
Lot # 561 - Sioux Hide and Beaded Sewing Bag,
ca 1890, is constructed of sinew and thread-sewn cow hide. The front decorated with beaded parallel panels of white, with red white-heart crosses the whole outlined in a lane of green beads with trimming of blue. Each with tin cones and orange horse hair drops. With a flap-like closure at top of ... > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Pipe Bag,
Lot # 663 - Chippewa Beaded Pipe Bag,
is made of black velveteen with red accents and hide fringe. Design on both sides has attractive outlined flower; bag has cotton pinstripe lining, hide ties at throat, 23 x 7.25". > Item Details
Cheyenne Men's Beaded Hide Leggings,
Lot # 474 - Cheyenne Men's Beaded Hide Leggings,
have a narrow, beaded trim along lower leg edges and up the front sides. Colors include red, black, translucent, and green-gray. Legging back tied to front with leather thongs, each strung with a red, or mescal bean, Sophora secundiflora; 32" high. Native to the Sonoran desert of the American sou... > Item Details
University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
Lot # 39 - University of Kentucky Archaeology Series,
lot of 2. Includes Funkhouser, W.D. and Webb, W.S. "Rock Shelters of Wolfe and Powell Counties, Kentucky." The University of Kentucky Reports in Archaeology and Anthropology, Vol. I, No. 4. Lexington: Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Univ. of Ky., Dec. 1930. 8vo in printed heavy paper wra... > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 674 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has a lid and is decorated with cut potato stamps decoration in two colors (yellow & black), length 12" x height 7.5" x width 9.5". Nice old patina, old paper liner. > Item Details
Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
Lot # 661 - Catlinite Eagle Claw Pipe Bowl,
is beautifully carved single piece pipe bowl in the form of an eagle claw clutching a round bowl, 6.5" long x 2.6" high, shows no use. > Item Details
Shosone/Bannock Beaded Hide Vest,
Lot # 683 - Shosone/Bannock Beaded Hide Vest,
ca 1940, has a motif resembling morning glories in colors of yellow, cobalt, rose, and shades of green on leather rubbed with an orange pigment. Back is black velvet; lining is rose taffeta. 36" chest. > Item Details
Hopi Bowl,
Lot # 110 - Hopi Bowl,
black on beige, bulbous body with slightly restricted neck, geometric patterns on body, black lip; 3.5" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Beaded Headbands,
Lot # 719 - Beaded Headbands,
lot of 3. Iincludes oe with a rose design and pink ribbon on ends, length 20.25". PLUS another with stylized orange flowers and thread tassels on ends, length 22". AND a third band woven with stylized flowers and sewn to strip of canvas, large central flower sewn to center of band made of cut and dy... > Item Details
<i>The Stone Age In North America<i>,
Lot # 20 - The Stone Age In North America,
Moorehead, Warren K. Boston & N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1910, two volume set. 8vo in original green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 457 & 417 pp, includes all color and B&W plates. A rare set of books by one of America's most important early archaeologists. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 125 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
shallow, flat-bottomed bowl with flaring sides, interior with "negative" feather motif surrounding a central floral design, signed "Lu_ita R Vigil, San Ildefonso", 2.5" h x 10.5" d. > Item Details
Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
Lot # 338 - Silver Print Photograph of Indian Craft Display,
7 x 13.5" image presents an insight into Indian arts and crafts in 1919. Photograph is of an exhibit of David Aaron embroideries held at the "Museum of Natural History" in New York. The show features embroidery motifs that have been adapted from Indian pottery and basketry designs; the artifacts a... > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Purse,
Lot # 181 - Iroquois Beaded Purse,
designed with multicolored beads in a beautiful floral pattern, accented with various shades of similar colors; beaded looped fringe, two machine-braded handles connected by a knotted ball at top; 7" high x 7" wide. > Item Details
Acoma Wedding Vase,
Lot # 387 - Acoma Wedding Vase,
beautifully decorated with symmetrical design of rain birds on neck of spouts and angular geometric patterns on body. Handle painted with black rectangles. Collected at Laguna, N.M. in August, 1916; 15" high x 11.5" maximum diameter. Unique to find a wedding jar of this scale. > Item Details
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