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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 Blanket,
Lot # 411 - Navajo Blanket,
ca 1900, handspun wool woven in brown, cream, dyed yellow and red, with parallel serrated bands, original pom-pom-like corner ties; 78.5" long x 51" wide. > Item Details
Santa Clara Black Ware Wedding Vase,
Lot # 107 - Santa Clara Black Ware Wedding Vase,
collected in 1916. Stone polished footed vessel with squat bulbous body and two fluted spouts; 11" high x 7" diameter. > Item Details
Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
Lot # 658 - Chippewa Beaded Bandolier Bag,
is beaded with large colorful floral design in blues, greens, amber, mauve, and white on black velveteen. Bag has beige cotton borders and maple leaf design on straps. Mauve beaded fringe with matching cotton tassels, 48" x 15". > Item Details
Seth Eastman's Aboriginal Portfolio
Lot # 51 - Seth Eastman's Aboriginal Portfolio
Eastman, Mrs. Mary H. The American Aboriginal Port Folio. Illustrated by S. Eastman, U.S. Army. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Gramo & Co., 1853. Folio, 84 pp., engraved title & 26 plates. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
Lot # 717 - Sioux Beaded Hide Pouch,
ca 1885, has a cotton throat and is decorated in dark and light blue, green, red "white hearts", and greasy yellow beads. Stylized plant on front, back with geometric cross, fringe all around, length 6" x width 4". > Item Details
Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
Lot # 533 - Northern Plains Hide Gauntlets with Velvet Cutouts,
ca 1920, have a simple design created by cutting the leather into various geometric shapes and allowing the velvet to show through to the outside. Gauntlets are lined with indigo and cream cotton and have a long fringe along outer edge; 17.5" long. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded  Pipe Bag,
Lot # 502 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag,
ca 1895, sinew-sewn and exquisitely beaded in colors of light and dark blue, greasy yellow, green, metallic, and red with white-heart against a white ground. Throat with rolled lane and drops made of quilled hide and tin cones. Entire body beaded in American flags and intricate geometric devices. Qu... > Item Details
Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
Lot # 627 - Bannock Beaded Hide Gloves,
have identical abstract floral motifs in colors of dark green, purple, cobalt, red, white, tan-orange, and clear yellow. Fringe extends from cuff, length 11". > Item Details
Apache Basket,
Lot # 363 - Apache Basket,
coiled of willow with devil's claw designs in simple curvilinear arches radiating out from a dark center. Rim wrap alternates willow and devil's claw stitches; 2.5" high x 10" diameter. > Item Details
Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
Lot # 509 - Northern Plains Catlinite Pipe and Wood Stem,
fine simple "L" shaped with raised rib at .75" below bowl, at angle and 1.5" from stem, shows moderate use, 5.2" long x 4.7" high with plain polished maple stem, 21.75" long; total length 26.5". > Item Details
Wiind River Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 590 - Wiind River Shoshone Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900, with sinew(?)-sewn beadwork in colors of blue, yellow, pink, red, pale green, and cobalt in motif of a large rectangle with triangular tabs attached, length 11". > Item Details
Aleutian Basket,
Lot # 705 - Aleutian Basket,
is exceptionally finely twined with decorative geometric elements of worsted yarn in colors of olive, rust, red, teal, and burgundy, 6.5" high x 7" diam. > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Ceramics,
Lot # 94 - Acoma Polychrome Ceramics,
includes a small globular jar with indented base, geometric and floral designs and black rim; 3.5" high x 5" diameter; AND a gourd-shaped vessel with geometric designs; 5.75" high x 4.5" diameter. > Item Details
Lot # 448 - "Esipermi - Comanche" Photogravure by Edward Curtis,
Plate 682 from The North American Indian, Folio XIX, 1930. 1927 copyright (Curtis), photogravure produced from copper plate by Suffolk Engraving Co., Cambridge, MA. Image size is 11.5" x 15.5" in brown ink on 18" x 22" hand-made paper. > Item Details
Group of Arrow Shafts,
Lot # 200 - Group of Arrow Shafts,
lot of 10. Includes one with complete arrow shaft with arrow hafted with sinew, end painted in red and blue; 30.75" long; PLUS five shafts with bulbous ends, three of these have sinew wrapped on middle and at end; 16.25" long, 16.25" long, 27" long; PLUS two decorated with faded blue markings; 17.7... > Item Details
Acoma Polychrome Jar,
Lot # 389 - Acoma Polychrome Jar,
black and orange-on-cream slip with indented base, body decorated with bold geometric and stylized rainbird motif; 11" high x 11" diameter. > Item Details
Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 235 - Plains Cree Beaded Hide Moccasins,
with sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of white, green, and black in a striped motif that forms a long tab on the vamps; tongues have a pinked edge and cuffs are bound in a red cotton, 10.5" long. An atypical pair of mocassins, given that the tops are a Dakota style. The tapering beadwork is typical of... > Item Details
Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
Lot # 671 - Southern Great Lakes Burl Bowl,
mid 19th century. Ash(?) bowl has thin walls, intense burl color, and an oval shape with deep, nearly straight sided walls. One end fitted with a fine, elliptical opening that is most likely a decorative device. Bowl is an early container with wonderful color and rich, polished patina. Length 16" x... > Item Details
Iroquois Pillow Whimsy,
Lot # 170 - Iroquois Pillow Whimsy,
beaded in pearl opalescence with red, yellow, green, and blue accents. Naturalistic design, bird and flowers in center with a boarder of leaves, beaded looped fringe; 10" high x 8.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 574 - Sioux Quilled and Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1900, with fine porcupine quillwork in colors of aniline dyed red, green, orange, and blue forming large crosses on the vamps and with sinew-sewn beadwork in a design of small triangles along the soles in colors of red, blue, green on a white background. Moccasins have tall muslin cuffs, length ... > Item Details
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