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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Pima Basket,
Lot # 373 - Pima Basket,
of finely coiled willow with devil's claw motifs consisting of 10 rectangles spaced around the sides, each having a check board design inside; 10.5" long x 3.25". Documentation includes catalog card from the John Short Museum in Fresno, CA. Documentation states: "Pima. Sacaton, Ariz. Sept. 1926." > Item Details
Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
Lot # 52 - Powell Survey Linguistic Volumes,
lot of two both folio in brown cloth boards, includes Vols. VI & VII of U.S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region, Editor J.W. Powell, G.P.O., Washington D.C., 1890. Tiles include The Cegiha Language by J.O. Dorsey; AND Dakota-English Dicyionary by S.R. Riggs > Item Details
Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
Lot # 635 - Hupa/ Karok/ Yurok Hat,
has twined geometric motifs in overlay techniques, which cannot be seen on the inside, height 3.5" x diameter 6.5". > Item Details
Santee Reservation Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 189 - Santee Reservation Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890 - 1930, with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of iridescent purple, maroon, blue, and pink in a stylized floral motif on the vamps. Enlarged design continues around the cuff; artistic interest is created with a shamrock filled with salt and pepper beadwork, a rare example; 9.5" long. > Item Details
Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
Lot # 315 - Sioux Cross and Tipi Motif Beaded Strip,
ca 1910, sinew-sewn in colors of dark blue, white, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and translucent red with "white heart" beads against a light blue ground, with two hide ties on each end, 29.5 x 2.25". > Item Details
Western Missions and Missionaries:
Lot # 55 - Western Missions and Missionaries:
A Series of Letters by Rev. P.J. De Smet of the Society of Jesus. New York: P.J. Kenedy, 1859. 12mo in embossed and gilt green cloth, 532 pp. The preface includes a short bibliography of De Smet's works. Contains an account of his visit to the Sioux Indians and the badlands in September and October ... > 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
Penobscot Root Stock Club,
Lot # 201 - Penobscot Root Stock Club,
wonderfully menacing looking club with spiked root tips at head and chip-carved stylized floral design on handle, hole drilled through end for holding strap; 20" long. > Item Details
Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
Lot # 152 - Two Chimayo Bags in Original Boxes,
First wool, woven in green, blue, and cream against a red ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, eagle-shaped snap closure, strap on back; 9.5" long x 6" wide. AND another in wool yarns, woven in blue, black, and tan against cream ground. Satin lined, inside zipper, rectangular snap closure with mounta... > Item Details
Sioux Matching Polychrome  Parfleche Envelopes,
Lot # 550 - Sioux Matching Polychrome Parfleche Envelopes,
ca. 1890. Painted in bright colors of red, blue, and yellow and decorated with a repeating bold geometric pattern. Envelopes have hide ties, length 21.5" x height 10.5". > Item Details
Makah Basket-Covered Flask,
Lot # 60 - Makah Basket-Covered Flask,
with classic bottom of checker-woven cedar bark, wrap twining technique featuring geometric designs in purple, red, and magenta on a natural ground. Silver cap has two raised bands of diagonal incising, 7.75" high. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
Lot # 127 - San Ildefonso Black-on-Red Jar,
ca 1900-1920. Lightly stone-polished vessel with indented base, round body and elongated neck. Repeated floral or wing design, 7.5" high x 8" diameter. > Item Details
Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
Lot # 699 - Carved Wood Effigy Staff,
is a single piece of carved pine/spruce with human effigy head knob with inset mirrored glass eyes. The tapered lower shaft has a geometric shallow carving with pyro finish. Unknown tradition, possibly SW area, but clearly ethnographic, length 38.5". Fine old darkened patina. > Item Details
Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 157 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
with typical stamping on the 7 conchas and oval buckle probably dates to the 1920s; concha 2.5" long and buckle 2.25" long. The pieces have copper straps and are strung on tan leather. Total length: 33.5". > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Loom Beaded Sash,
Lot # 688 - Eastern Woodlands Loom Beaded Sash,
made of white, green, blues, and reds woven into repeating geometric patterns. Red Germantown wool and brown warp threads braided into tassels, length 62" x width 4". > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
Lot # 579 - Sioux Beaded Hide Men's Moccasins,
ca 1900, have sinew-sewn beadwork and with beaded soles in colors of green, pink, cobalt, and red, on a white background. Design on vamps consists of two large triangles separated by broad solid lane filled with a large triangle and small hexagons. Hexagons and large triangles decorate the rims of... > Item Details
Beaded Bands,
Lot # 307 - Beaded Bands,
lot of 2. Includes one Ojibwa flap for a bandolier bag, ca 1885, with thread-sewn beadwork in colors of pink, red, and dark red with white, crystal, blue, and medium green in a curvilinear floral design on black wool. Striped calico backs the strip that is bound with a blue silk ribbon, 11" long. ... > Item Details
Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
Lot # 375 - Pima/ Tohono O'odham Basket,
is finely woven of willow and has 5 devil’s claw "hourglasses" bordered by triangles; each figure is separated by 2 rows of triangles. Basket has a wrapped rim and is of generous size; 6" high x 13.5" diameter. > Item Details
Lillooet Salish Basket,
Lot # 704 - Lillooet Salish Basket,
is coiled over a flat slat and imbricated in red, black, and cream in a bold geometric motif on the walls of the basket. Basket has handles that are attached with leather thongs, length 14" x height 6" x width 7". > 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
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