Auction 133, Lot 692

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

Subject: Native Americans, Pottery

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

Jesse Walter Fewkes conducted several expeditions to Arizona to study the Native cultures. He published his discoveries from 1896 and 1897 in "Two Summers Work in Pueblo Ruins," the BAE report from which these beautiful heliotype plates originate. 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, Shumopvi, Pueblo Viejo, Epley's Ruin, Homolobi and Chevlon ruins in Arizona. Includes Plates 39 - 44, 47, 51, 55, 56,59, 60, 63, 67-69. A fine lot of colorful and decorative plates printed in the heliotype process.


Condition: A+

Beautiful examples.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/1/2010