Lot 17    

Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
2003 American Indian Arts. Sept. 12-13
lot of 7. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 2nd Annual Report for 1880-81, publ 1883, 477 pp. PLUS 3rd Annual Report for 1881-82, publ. 1884, 606 pp. PLUS 17th Annual Report for 1895-96, Parts 1 and 2, both publ. 1898, 468 pp. and pp. 469-752. PLUS 22nd Annual Report for 1900-1901, Parts 1 and 2, both publ. 1904, 320 and 372 pp. AND 44th Annual Report for 1926-27, publ 1928, 555 pp. These seven reports deal with Great Lakes tribal area plus other topics.

Provenance:  
Ex Libris, Dr. Kent D. Vickery


Condition:  
All complete with all plates, maps etc. 1st with heavy shelf wear, cracked hinges, & light even toning, VG-; 2nd with cracked rear hinge, moderate shelf wear & light even toning, VG; 3rd with moderate shelf wear, else as 1st above; 4th-7th moderate shelf wear and light even toning, VG.
Est $300 - $400
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Kiowa Belt,  Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
Lot # 566 - Kiowa Belt, Strike-a-Lite Pouch, Awl Case, and Drop,
finely beaded on the pouch and awl case in colors of sage, orange, yellow, pink, cobalt, blue, red, and turquoise. Pouch and awl case decorated with a tight fringe of copper cones and with long, metal tubular beads (one set on pouch is detached, but present). Drop with rectangular German silver pl... > Item Details
Eastern Woodland Baskets,
Lot # 199 - Eastern Woodland Baskets,
lot of 3. Includes two, probably Iroquois, split ash with plaiting and "curlicue twist." One round with purple stained decoration; 5" high x 8.5" diameter; PLUS rectangular with red and purple decoration; 9.75" long x 4.75" x 9.75" wide; AND a twilled basket, squat spherical form; 2" high x 3.5" di... > Item Details
Zia Polychrome Bowl,
Lot # 403 - Zia Polychrome Bowl,
ca 1900, with deep, thick, high walls. Outside decorated with band of stylized rainbirds and red slipped inside, "Reyest" signed near base; 5.25" high x 9.5" diameter. > Item Details
Karl Bodmer Lithograph,
Lot # 352 - Karl Bodmer Lithograph, "Junction of the Yellowstone,"
hand colored lithograph of the above title showing view from hills above with pronghorn antelope in foreground, 13" x 18", new mat and frame. > Item Details
Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
Lot # 14 - Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Reports,
lot of 4. All Washington (DC): G.P.O., small 4to in illustrated green cloth boards with gilt highlights. Includes 14th Annual Report, Part 2 for 1892-93, publ. 1896, pp. 645-1136. PLUS 27th Annual Report for 1905-06, publ. 1911, 672 pp. PLUS 36th Annua Report for 1914-15, publ. 1921, 604 pp. AND 39... > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 249 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1895, probably Oglala, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of green, blue, yellow, and red "white-hearts". Design on the vamps consists of a checked pattern; a white lane with triangles outlines the soles, 10" long. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 247 - Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1925, each has sinew-sewn beadwork in colors of cobalt, red, greasy yellow, medium blue, and green on a translucent "crystal" background. Designs on vamps consist of two rounded triangles divided by a lane of tiny triangles. Larger triangles move up from the sole and are separated by a row of sm... > Item Details
Quilled Birch Bark Baskets,
Lot # 217 - Quilled Birch Bark Baskets,
lot of 6. Includes one lidded, hand stitched basket with a pinked trim appliqued on rim and edges, 3" high x 4" diam.; PLUS another simple bucket-basket with a stenciled leaf and floral motif, 3.25" high x 3" wide; PLUS another with a stylized quilled tulip motif on the lid and simple geometrics al... > Item Details
Oil on Canvas in the Manner of Couse,
Lot # 442 - Oil on Canvas in the Manner of Couse,
unsigned portrait of a young male Native American inside a Pueblo building cooking in hearth with polychrome storage vessels and a corn-filled basket; 48" x 33.5" in modern frame, 54.5" x 39.5". > Item Details
Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
Lot # 136 - Santo Domingo Pitcher and Basket.
lot of 2. Pitcher has black-on-white slip. Delightful image of two birds eating a plant. Rim and base outlined with black line, "braid" drawn spine of handle; 4" high x 6" diameter (handle to spout). Similar flowing lines on basket, outlined rim, two large flowers on opposite sides, 4.5" high and ... > Item Details
Clarence B. Moore's  <i>Some Aboriginal Sites on Green River,</i>
Lot # 23 - Clarence B. Moore's Some Aboriginal Sites on Green River,
Kentucky. Certain Aboriginal Sites on Lower Ohio River. Additional Investigations on Mississippi River. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Second Series, Vol. XVI. Part 3, pages 431-511. Philadelphia, 1916. Small folio in original printed paper wraps, including all plates, ... > Item Details
Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
Lot # 158 - Navajo Silver Concha Belt,
made by Roger Skeet, Jr. and signed "R. Skeet Jr." is an excellent example of Skeet craftsmanship and consists of 7 conchas (3.75" long) and 8 butterflies (2.5" high), each piece with a center stone of turquoise. The buckle, 3" x 3.75", has 6 turquoise sets. Conchas and butterflies are mounted on ... > Item Details
Haida Argillite Dish with Inlaid Abalone,
Lot # 701 - Haida Argillite Dish with Inlaid Abalone,
is engraved on base "Killer Whale Clan by Cooper Wilson." Relief carving of 3 killer whales with abalone inlay, length 5.75" x height .75" x width 3.25". > Item Details
Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
Lot # 625 - Blackfeet Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins,
ca 1890, have sinew-sewn beadwork in a stylized floral motif in colors of yellow, cobalt, red, blue, rose, green, and yellow-orange with marcasites for accents. Maker added a red wood collar edged with black cloth and white beads for interest, length 10.5". These are a fine example. > Item Details
Navajo Regional Weaving,
Lot # 414 - Navajo Regional Weaving,
ca 1920, tightly handspun wool woven in classic colors of browns and aniline dyed red. A uniquely elongated shape, possibly a runner, designed with criss-crossed and terraced zigzags and central geometric designs; 133" long x 53" wide. > Item Details
San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
Lot # 123 - San Ildefonso Black-on Black Dish,
with feather design on one half and geometric design on the other, bottom signed "Blue Corn/ San Ildefonso/ Pueblo"; 5" long x .75" high x 3.5" wide. > Item Details
Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
Lot # 495 - Sioux Beaded and Quilled Pipe Bag,
ca 1880, all sinew-sewn. Throat and sides beautifully decorated with lanes of green, red, and light blue beads. Main panel with crisp triangular, rectangular, cross, and diamond shapes in light and dark blue, red, white, greasy yellow against a green ground. Quilled slats decorated with rectangles o... > Item Details
<i>Birdstones of the North American Indians</i>,
Lot # 19 - Birdstones of the North American Indians,
Townsend, Earl C., Jr. Indianapolis: privately printed, 1959. 4to, illustrated paperboards, 719 pp. With presentation inscription by the author to Dr. Kent D. Vickery. A monumental and exhaustive work on this subject with 297 photographic plates illustrating thousands of different birdstones. > Item Details
Three Blackfoot Photographs by Roland Reed,
Lot # 615 - Three Blackfoot Photographs by Roland Reed,
unmounted 11" x 14" early silver prints, including "The Hunting Ground", "The Watering Place" and "Waiting for the Hunters". Each image depicts the majestic landscape of the west and a clip into the lives of its Native Americans. Titled in pencil on rear. > Item Details
Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
Lot # 113 - Gathering of Hopi Pottery,
lot of 4. Includes two unique "tumbler" shaped vessels with black painted bird design against beige slip, one with light amount of red highlighting; each 5" high x 2.25" diameter; PLUS bowl decorated with black triangular design and red rim, on beige slip; 5.5" high x 2" diameter; AND bowl with blac... > Item Details
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