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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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Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
Lot # 70 - Pima/Tohono O'odham PLUS,
lot of 2. Includes one large basket woven of yucca with devil's claw stepped geometric designs rotating around the baskets, and forming a diamond pattern, rim wrapped in devil's claw, 6.5" high x 11.25" diameter AND an African basket designed with zigzag arrows, 6" high x 15" diameter. > Item Details
Wooden Death Figure,
Lot # 168 - Wooden Death Figure,
carved from a single piece of hardwood, possible cherry, face with slit eyes, creased lips, and penciled mustache, 17" high x 4" wide. > Item Details
Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 236 - Two Pair of Teton Lakota Beaded Hide Moccasins,
each with sinew-sewn beadwork and with painted parfleche soles with colors visible on interior of moccasins. Includes a ca. 1885 Northern Teton (probably Hunkpapa) pair with beadwork in colors of brick-red metallic, brick red facetted, blue, purple metallic, orange, and dark green on white backgrou... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Umbilical Cord Fetish,
Lot # 599 - Sioux Beaded Umbilical Cord Fetish,
sinew and thread-sewn hide rendered in the shape of a turtle, with red and white stripes, central green panel, and blue face, all outlined in pink. Piece of hide strip on belly for front legs, length 7". > Item Details
Iroquois Beaded Trinket Box,
Lot # 176 - Iroquois Beaded Trinket Box,
rectangular purse, heavily beaded on purple velveteen ground, with flip-top lid and crisscrossing beaded strap; 5" long x 4" high x 4" wide. > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands Beaded Wool Cuffs,
Lot # 685 - Eastern Woodlands Beaded Wool Cuffs,
have a deer centered in a curvilinear, abstract plant motif on each. Beadwork is couched with thread; colors include white, gray, light green, greasy yellow, rose, red, light blue, blue, and clear translucent. An indigo floral calico backs each cuff that is bound in a now-faded purple cotton, heigh... > Item Details
Santa Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
Lot # 119 - Santa Ildefonso Black-on-Black Bowl,
highly polished, with painted stepped design on shoulder, signed "Marie & Julian"; 5" high x 8.25" diameter. > Item Details
Apache
Lot # 438 - Apache "Violin",
ca 1880, constructed of a hollow wood cylinder with closed ends; cylinder is split lengthwise. Artifact has an incised diamond pattern on one surface; holes outline the interior of the diamonds and are also grouped on one end to form a rectangle. On the reverse the maker has incised triangles, hou... > 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
Oil on Canvas Plains Native American on Horseback,
Lot # 608 - Oil on Canvas Plains Native American on Horseback,
anonymous, probably late 19th century. A somewhat naive but colorful, folksy painting, unframed length 36" x width 20". > Item Details
Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
Lot # 351 - Indian Dugout, Alaska Watercolor by Mellen,
pen and ink drawing entitled, "Indian Dugout-Alaska," of two Alaskan Native Americans paddling a dugout canoe with figural carved prowl, shoreline visible through mists in background, signed in lower left and dated 1912. Probably Robert P. Mellen, listed in "Who Was Who in American Art." Matted an... > Item Details
<i>The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents:</i>
Lot # 56 - The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents:
Travels and Explorations of the Jesuit Missionaries in New France 1610-1791. Thwaites, Reuben Gold (ed.). New York: Pageant Book Co., 1959. 8vo., black cloth binding, gilt spine. This was the third and last printing of this expansive and rare work of 73 volumes. This edition published 2 volumes in ... > Item Details
Iroquois Curved Wooden War Club,
Lot # 190 - Iroquois Curved Wooden War Club,
19th century, with red and black geometric relief carving, drilled hole in handle; 23" long. > Item Details
Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
Lot # 676 - Iroquois Split Ash Trunk,
has open top with old newspaper lining, cut potato decoration, length 16" x height 12" x width 12". Nice old patina. > Item Details
Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
Lot # 686 - Eastern Woodlands, Ojibwa, Beaded Velvet Breechcloth,
has swirling floral motif in shades of pink, red, green, yellow, and gold with crystal stems. Remnants of a pink braid remain; lining is muslin, 15.25" x 15". > Item Details
Blackfeet Men's Beaded Wool Leggings,
Lot # 477 - Blackfeet Men's Beaded Wool Leggings,
ca. 1890, have finely worked strips in colors of greasy yellow, cobalt, green, and medium blue. Leggings are bound in blue ribbon; 32" high. > Item Details
Sioux Strike-a-Lite Pouch with Hand Wrought Fire Steel,
Lot # 564 - Sioux Strike-a-Lite Pouch with Hand Wrought Fire Steel,
has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of red, cobalt, and medium green on a white background in a motif of diamonds, triangles, and open bars. Sides and top flap have a beaded stripe pattern in same colors; tin cones, stuffed with aniline dyed red feathers, trim the lower edge, height 4.75" high x widt... > Item Details
Acoma Vessels,
Lot # 91 - Acoma Vessels,
lot of 2. Includes vessel of classic color scheme and shape, designed with stylized floral and geometric patterns, neck with saw-tooth pattern, black lip, "Acoma, NM" painted on bottom; 5.5" high x 6.75" diameter; AND a stirrup-handled vessel with image of a double-headed bird on sone side and geome... > Item Details
Modoc Polychrome Bow,
Lot # 646 - Modoc Polychrome Bow,
hourglass-shaped hardwood with red, green, and black triangular geometric design broken by horizontal lines, back undecorated, length 51" x width 3.5". > Item Details
Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
Lot # 450 - Edward Curtis Photogravures of Wichita and Cheyenne,
lot of 4. From The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. Includes "Henry - Wichita" (Plate 656), "Walter Ross - Wichita" (Plate 657), "Water Rite Purification, Cheyenne Animal Dance" (Plate 662) and "At the Pool, Animal Dance - Cheyenne" (Plate 663). All with 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravures... > Item Details
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