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Auction 125, Lot 868

"[Lot of 12 - Indian Pottery]", U.S. Gov't Printing Office

Subject: Native Americans

Period: 1898 (published)

Publication: 17th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

5.5 x 8.5 inches
14 x 21.6 cm

These beautiful color collotypes are from Fewkes' renowned "Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895." Jesse Walker Fewkes explored numerous ruins in Arizona Territory. These plates are from the Tusayan ruins on the Hopi Reservation. Each plate shows two to six pots in lovely color. We see many of these framed for display.


Condition: A+

Bright color and impression. Binding edge with a paste line well away from image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $200

Closed on 9/24/2008