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Auction 132, Lot 690

"[Lot of 16 - Indian Pottery]", Fewkes, Jesse Walker

Subject: Prints Native American

Period: 1904 (published)

Publication: 22nd Annual Report Bureau of American Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

7.3 x 11.3 inches
18.5 x 28.7 cm
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Jesse Walter Fewkes conducted several expeditions to Arizona to study the Native cultures. He published his discovers from 1896 and 1897 in "Two Summers Work in Pueblo Ruins," the BAE report from which these beautiful heliotype plates origin5ate. These plates illustrate some of the more outstanding examples of vases, food bowls, dippers and other pottery objects found during his excavations at the Four-Mile, Chaves Pass, Homolobi and Chevlon ruins in Arizona. Includes Plates 20 - 29; 32 - 36 and 38. Lot of sixteen decorative plates.


Condition: A+

Fine condition.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 6/2/2010