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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Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
Lot # 210 - Pair of Chippewa Beaded Pouches,
includes one made of black wool with bold flower designs on both sides, multicolor beaded loop fringe at bottom and around lip, internal drawstring closure; 12" high x 7.5" wide. AND one made of black velveteen with image of a wreath on one side, bright floral design on opposite, drawstring closure;... > Item Details
Apache Flop Head Club,
Lot # 364 - Apache Flop Head Club,
ca 1870, with rawhide covered ball head, straight rawhide covered wood handle with blue and white bead work at top and bottom; 19" long. Fine old polished patina. > Item Details
Catlinite Carp Effigy Pipe,
Lot # 297 - Catlinite Carp Effigy Pipe,
single piece carved cigarette holder with Euro/American amber pipe stem, 8" long x 3" high. > Item Details
Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
Lot # 305 - Braided Horsehair Hatband and Hair Ornament,
lot of 2. Includes a hatband of natural and dark horsehair with a loop ornament closure and tassels, 24" long; AND a hair ornament constructed of a bone pin covered with elaborate braiding from which hangs a braided a braided heart surrounding a clover. Three tassels complete this delightful hair o... > 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
Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 238 - Two Pair of Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925. Includes a pair with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of red-orange, electric blue, green, yellow, and clear in a design of a rectangle filled with a zigzag pattern on the vamps and two small tabs on either side of rectangle, small triangles fill a band along the soles, 10" long; AND a pair ... > Item Details
Pair of Seminole Dolls,
Lot # 162 - Pair of Seminole Dolls,
ca 1920, represent a man and a woman in traditional Seminole patchwork cotton clothing. Dolls are constructed of palm fiber and have embroidered features, each 19" high. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 138 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1940s, handspun wool woven in brown, indigo, and aniline dyed red against a natural cream ground. Two red stripes outlined in indigo band the top and bottom of the rug, center designed with diamond pattern, original corner ties; 62" long x 50" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
Lot # 320 - Sioux Beaded Hide Balls,
lot of 2, ca 1895. Includes one covered with jade colored beads and with initials "F" and "H" on either end, one set in yellow and the other in cobalt, 6" circumference. AND the other covered in red, white, and cobalt blue beads forming "pie" sections on the ball and with same initials on each end... > Item Details
Pomo Basket,
Lot # 630 - Pomo Basket,
ca. 1900. Finely coiled with remnants of woodpecker top-knot feathers and others from an unknown bird. Dark brown parallelograms begin on underside and rotate up toward rim, height 2.25" x diameter 4.75". > Item Details
Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
Lot # 460 - Anasazi Ruins by Ben Wittick,
lot of 2, both untitled albumen; 7.5" x 9.5", mounted on larger cardstock; 10" x 12", including one signed and titled in negative, and with blind stamp on cardstock mount, entitled "The Navajo Church 'Tseh-O-Ve' of the Navaho's old land mark near ????, N.M.," image showing a dismounted white man lea... > Item Details
Zuni Polychrome Bowl,
Lot # 386 - Zuni Polychrome Bowl,
red and black-on-white. Inside decorated with hatched cross, outside with geometric pattern, possibly rain birds. Black bottom, 3.5" high x 8.75" diameter. > 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
Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
Lot # 553 - Sioux Polychrome Medicine Pouch,
is painted in colors of red, blue, yellow and green with geometrics outlined in black. Edges are bound in old green wool that is laced onto bag with thread, some original hide laced in one corner. Flap has four holes for leather ties underneath. Handle or hanging strap also of leather, length 15.5" ... > Item Details
Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 105 - Santa Clara Polychrome Jar,
with Avanyu entwined around middle, polished bottom third, signed, "Lela/Van Santa Clara," 6.5" high x 6" diameter. > 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
Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
Lot # 211 - Ojibwa Beaded Knife Sheath,
with cotton back and beaded floral design on front in colors of blues, greens, and yellows against a white ground. Black cotton belt loop on back, 12" long. > Item Details
Hopi Plaques,
Lot # 84 - Hopi Plaques,
lot of 2. Both are wicker plaques using aniline dyed materials. Includes one with a brown eagle on a pale orange ground, 9" diameter; AND one of alternating stripes in yellow and brown with a green border, 12.5" diameter. > Item Details
Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
Lot # 44 - Handbook of South American Indians Vols. 1-6,
all BAE Bulletin 143, dates 1946-50, large 12mo in green cloth boards, J. H. Steward editor, G.P.O. Washington D.C. > 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
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