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Auction Description for Ripley Auctions: Townsend II - Prehistoric Native American Artifacts
Auction Description:
Townsend II - Prehistoric Native American Artifacts
Viewing Notes:
Gallery preview - June 22nd, 10am - 10pm

Townsend II - Prehistoric Native American Artifacts

by Ripley Auctions

Platinum House

295 lots with images

June 23, 2012

Live Auction

2764 E 55th Place

Indianapolis, IN, 46220 USA

Phone: 317 251 5635

Fax: 253 322 5430

Email: sales@antiquehelper.com

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Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 3 1/2 x 3/4 Noble Co. Indiana

Lot 1: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 3 1/2 x 3/4 Noble Co. Indiana

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: A small bird made with the tail nearly as tall as the head, an unusual feature; good condition. 3 1/2 x 3/4 Noble Co. Indiana Previously collected by Cameron Parks. T4999

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Birdstone, Hardstone, Unfinished: 3 3/8 x 2 Kent Co. Michigan

Lot 2: Birdstone, Hardstone, Unfinished: 3 3/8 x 2 Kent Co. Michigan

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Description: Birdstone, Hardstone, Unfinished: A very nearly completed bird lacking final polish and drilling, otherwise a nicely styled bird; good condition. 3 3/8 x 2 Kent Co. Michigan Found by Geo. K. Hurlburt and pictured in BNAI 491-G.

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Birdstone, Hardstone, Popeye: 3 3/8 x 1 1/8

Lot 3: Birdstone, Hardstone, Popeye: 3 3/8 x 1 1/8

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Description: Birdstone, Hardstone, Popeye: A nice little hardstone bird with small phenocrysts which are nearly concealed by heavy patination. Both popeyes have been damaged and smoothed over, cut mouth and raised ridges on the base. 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 Although no provenience is listed, this is a type often found in Michigan. T5264

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Hopewell, Flint Ridge: 4 x 2 Morrow Co. Ohio

Lot 4: Hopewell, Flint Ridge: 4 x 2 Morrow Co. Ohio

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Description: Hopewell, Flint Ridge: Highly transluscent; possible rechip to the edge near tip. 4 x 2 Morrow Co. Ohio Ex. C. Stone. T1414

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Thebes, Flint Ridge: 3 1/4 x 1 3/4

Lot 5: Thebes, Flint Ridge: 3 1/4 x 1 3/4

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Description: Thebes, Flint Ridge: Well patinated white and grey; one barb restored. 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 Ex. V.E. Ladd, Pictured in Ohio Arch June 1950, page 31. T486

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Snyders, Burlington: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 Osage Co. Missouri

Lot 6: Snyders, Burlington: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 Osage Co. Missouri

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Description: Snyders, Burlington: Colorful white, pink and grey; good condition. 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 Osage Co. Missouri

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Thebes, Coshocton: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2

Lot 7: Thebes, Coshocton: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2

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Description: Thebes, Coshocton: Colorful white, grey and black with quartz stripes; good condition. 3 1/2 x 1 1/2

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Dovetail, Coshocton: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Ohio

Lot 8: Dovetail, Coshocton: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Ohio

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Description: Dovetail, Coshocton: Gray coshocton; slight rechip about 1/4" on tip. 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Ohio Ex. Wm. Wagner

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Stemmed Point, Pink Chert: 3 3/4 x 1 5/8 Cooper Co. Missouri

Lot 9: Stemmed Point, Pink Chert: 3 3/4 x 1 5/8 Cooper Co. Missouri

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Description: Stemmed Point, Pink Chert: Pink and grey, beveled; good condition. 3 3/4 x 1 5/8 Cooper Co. Missouri

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Birdstone, Slate, Animal: 2 7/8 x 3/4 RIchland Co. Ohio

Lot 10: Birdstone, Slate, Animal: 2 7/8 x 3/4 RIchland Co. Ohio

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Animal: The head has likely been salvaged into the current shape, which may be supported by the presence of tally marks on both sides of the tail. Initials scratched into one side, otherwise good condition. 2 7/8 x 3/4 RIchland Co. Ohio Pictured in BNAI on page 653-J while owned by E.K. Petrie. T1763

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Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 Wayne Co. Indiana

Lot 11: Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 Wayne Co. Indiana

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Description: Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: This small black and white granite bust bird has a well documented history which is detailed in the Birdstone Book. There is no evidence of drilling and, although difficult to see, the head has been broken and reglued. 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 Wayne Co. Indiana Found about 1925 by William Bradway in the Burgess Mound, along with stone axes, copper rings, and pottery. Pictured in BNAI page 377-F and Archaeology of the Whitewater Valley page 453. T588

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Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 3 1/2 x 1 1/8 Wardsville, Ontario

Lot 12: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 3 1/2 x 1 1/8 Wardsville, Ontario

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: A very uniquely shaped bird from Canada made of dark green slate with black bands. It has short, but large, button popeyes a beak which is nearly as low as the base. It appears that it has been broken along a fault line through the entire bird from front to back and reglued. One eye has restoration. 3 1/2 x 1 1/8 Wardsville, Ontario Ex. Jim Secord. T1812

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Plummet, Hematite: 2 7/8 x 1

Lot 13: Plummet, Hematite: 2 7/8 x 1

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Description: Plummet, Hematite: Single groove in the top; good condition. 2 7/8 x 1

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Celt, Hematite: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 Ohio

Lot 14: Celt, Hematite: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 Ohio

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Description: Celt, Hematite: A nice example; good condition. 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 Ohio Ex. Wehrle (3456w).

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Plummet, Hardstone: 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 Lincoln Co. Missouri

Lot 15: Plummet, Hardstone: 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 Lincoln Co. Missouri

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Description: Plummet, Hardstone: Black granite with small orange inclusions and a drilled top; minor chips on both ends. 3 3/8 x 1 1/8 Lincoln Co. Missouri Pictured in Prehistoric Art of the Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society on page 69.

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Bar, Hardstone, Unfinished: 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Pickaway Co. Ohio

Lot 16: Bar, Hardstone, Unfinished: 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Pickaway Co. Ohio

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Description: Bar, Hardstone, Unfinished: A short and stout example made of black and white granite; no evidence of drilling; slight damage to top of one end. 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Pickaway Co. Ohio Found two miles north of Circleville on the west side of Scioto River across the road from Niles on the Wolford farm. Ex Copeland and LaDow Johnston. T3247

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Boatstone, Hardstone, Undrilled: 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 Posey Co. Indiana

Lot 17: Boatstone, Hardstone, Undrilled: 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 Posey Co. Indiana

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Description: Boatstone, Hardstone, Undrilled: Appears to be made of gneiss and has a slightly scooped bottom; good condition. 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 Posey Co. Indiana Old tag (M-91 #9 BJ).

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Bannerstone, Hardstone, Geniculate, Preform: 3 x 2 1/2 Wabash Co. Illinois

Lot 18: Bannerstone, Hardstone, Geniculate, Preform: 3 x 2 1/2 Wabash Co. Illinois

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Description: Bannerstone, Hardstone, Geniculate, Preform: Relatively uncommon in black and white granite; no evidence of drilling. Fluting on front edge and bottom; good condition. 3 x 2 1/2 Wabash Co. Illinois Previously collected by Irvin Peithman. Pictured in Journal of the Illinois State Archaeological Society April 1946 page 16. T1762

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 19: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; small chip to the tail. 5 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/2 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 20: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/2 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; small chip in the side. 5 1/2 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 5/8 x 2 1/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 21: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 5/8 x 2 1/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; small chip on one side. 5 5/8 x 2 1/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana Found in 1897 in the SE part of the county by Geo. W. Turner at site D-30. Townsend's catalog indicates his ten are the best of a cache of forty-two purchased by T.A. Hendricks in 1935. The other thirty-two Hendricks bought for Eli Lilly and are in the Indiana Historical Society collection. Pictured in Archeaological Survey of Dearborn and Ohio Counties volume XI number 7 page 260 plate 32 (also see page 202) by Glenn Black.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 22: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 5 7/8 x 2 1/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 3/4 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 23: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 3/4 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 5 3/4 x 2 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/8 x 1 3/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 24: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/8 x 1 3/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 5 1/8 x 1 3/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/8 x 1 7/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 25: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/8 x 1 7/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 5 1/8 x 1 7/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 26: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 4 3/8 x 1 5/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 27: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 4 3/8 x 1 5/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 4 3/8 x 1 5/8 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

Lot 28: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana

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Description: Turkey Tail, Hornstone: One of ten from the same cache; good condition. 4 1/2 x 1 3/4 Dearborn Co. Indiana Same history as the previous lot.

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Pipe, Steatite: 2 3/4 x 1 1/4

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Description: Pipe, Steatite: Salvaged stem, otherwise good condition. 2 3/4 x 1 1/4

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Lizard Effigy, Slate: 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 Hardin Co. Ohio

Lot 30: Lizard Effigy, Slate: 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 Hardin Co. Ohio

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Description: Lizard Effigy, Slate: A typically shaped effigy made of lightly banded green-gray slate. About 1/2" of the tail is restored. 4 1/4 x 1 3/8 Hardin Co. Ohio Previously collected by Augustine T. Wehrle (170W).

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Pipe, Fossil Coral, Vase: 2 1/4 x 1 1/4

Lot 31: Pipe, Fossil Coral, Vase: 2 1/4 x 1 1/4

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Description: Pipe, Fossil Coral, Vase: Good condition. 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 Marked 1143.

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Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Henry Co. Ohio

Lot 32: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Henry Co. Ohio

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: A long slender bird with medium raised oval eyes. The small chip in the tail was smoothed and the rear perforation is broken out. This is an interesting example of how the ancient owner accommodated its continued use by drilling through the side of the body. 4 3/8 x 1 1/2 Henry Co. Ohio Previously collected by Ladow Johnston and Cameron Parks. T5187

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Birdstone, Slate, Unfinished: 4 1/8 x 1 1/2 Bay Co. Michigan

Lot 33: Birdstone, Slate, Unfinished: 4 1/8 x 1 1/2 Bay Co. Michigan

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Unfinished: A very large and stout preform bird which has been shaped and polished; good condition. 4 1/8 x 1 1/2 Bay Co. Michigan Found prior to 1939 by Geo. Allen in Bangor Twp. on the north bank of the Kawkawlin River, and then collected by W. Schmidt. Pictured in "Michigan Archaeology" Volume 8 number 1 in March, 1962 (pages 66-67) in an article titled 'Birdstones of Saginaw Bay Area". T5264

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Pipe, Steatite, Elbow: 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Trigg Co. Kentucky

Lot 34: Pipe, Steatite, Elbow: 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Trigg Co. Kentucky

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Description: Pipe, Steatite, Elbow: Grayish green material and nicely made; good condition. 2 1/8 x 1 3/8 Trigg Co. Kentucky Townsend's catalog says acquired from Dr. Geo. F. Newman who got from a man named Elder in NW Marion Co. Indiana. T793

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Dovetail, White Chert: 6 1/8 x 2 Calloway Co. Missouri

Lot 35: Dovetail, White Chert: 6 1/8 x 2 Calloway Co. Missouri

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Description: Dovetail, White Chert: Good patination over all surfaces; good condition. 6 1/8 x 2 Calloway Co. Missouri

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Stemmed Knife, Novaculite: 5 1/4 x 2 1/4

Lot 36: Stemmed Knife, Novaculite: 5 1/4 x 2 1/4

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Description: Stemmed Knife, Novaculite: Red and white spotted near the tip fading into pink and gray at the base; good condition. 5 1/4 x 2 1/4 T1162

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Afton Pentagonal, Grey Flint: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 Lincoln Co. Missouri

Lot 37: Afton Pentagonal, Grey Flint: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 Lincoln Co. Missouri

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Description: Afton Pentagonal, Grey Flint: Mottled grey white and brown flint; patination on both faces; small restoration to tail. 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 Lincoln Co. Missouri Noted by Townsend as Largest and Very Rare.

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Lost Lake, Tan Chert: 4 7/8 x 2 1/8

Lot 38: Lost Lake, Tan Chert: 4 7/8 x 2 1/8

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Description: Lost Lake, Tan Chert: Well patinated and beveled from resharpening; good condition. 4 7/8 x 2 1/8

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Etley, Colorful Flint: 5 1/8 x 1 1/2 Osage Co. Missouri

Lot 39: Etley, Colorful Flint: 5 1/8 x 1 1/2 Osage Co. Missouri

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Description: Etley, Colorful Flint: Very colorful example with grey, pink, and white; very small ding to tip. 5 1/8 x 1 1/2 Osage Co. Missouri T1345

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Morse Knife, Hornstone: 7 5/8 x 2 3/8 Lexington Tennessee

Lot 40: Morse Knife, Hornstone: 7 5/8 x 2 3/8 Lexington Tennessee

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Description: Morse Knife, Hornstone: Very well made and one of a cache of five; good condition. 7 5/8 x 2 3/8 Lexington Tennessee Collected by H.L. Johnson from C.B. Moore and once in the Heye Foundation (4 over 9238). T1875

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Birdstone, Porphyry, Fantail: 3 7/8 x 1 1/2

Lot 41: Birdstone, Porphyry, Fantail: 3 7/8 x 1 1/2 "The Smithsonian Bird"

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Description: Birdstone, Porphyry, Fantail: Considered the finest porphyry popeye birdstone so far discovered. Highly polished and highly developed with cream phenocrysts; good condition. 3 7/8 x 1 1/2 "The Smithsonian Bird" Vernon Co. Wisconsin. Pictured in Stone Art by Gerald Fowke, Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Report 1891-92 page 126 figure 152. Embossed on the front cover of BNAI and pictured on page 77 (center) as well as page 679-A. Also pictured in Legends I page 230 & 231, Legends II page 140 & 202, and Masterpieces of Prehistoric Art Volume 1 page 4.

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Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 2 7/8 x 3/4 St. Joseph Co. Michigan

Lot 42: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 2 7/8 x 3/4 St. Joseph Co. Michigan

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: Nicely made of very well banded bluish green slate; good condition. 2 7/8 x 3/4 St. Joseph Co. Michigan Collected by A.B. Cassell and E.K. Petrie. Pictured in BNAI page 528-B. T1750

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Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 4 3/8 x 3/4 Richland Co. Ohio

Lot 43: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: 4 3/8 x 3/4 Richland Co. Ohio

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Glacial Kame: Made of well patinated brown slate with faint banding. The tail has a unique shape and there are tally marks down the back, perhaps placed there after the rear perforation was broken out. Small chip to the nose. 4 3/8 x 3/4 Richland Co. Ohio Found by Clarence Pittinger in 1928, and then collected by Cameron Parks and LaDow Johnston. Pictured in BNAI page 637-C. T5182

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Bannerstone, Slate, Reel: 5 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 1/8 H Ashland Co. Ohio

Lot 44: Bannerstone, Slate, Reel: 5 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 1/8 H Ashland Co. Ohio

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Description: Bannerstone, Slate, Reel: Another highly developed form of a rare type of banner, made of highly contrasting green and black banded slate; good condition. 5 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 1/8 H Ashland Co. Ohio T6478

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Bannerstone, Ferruginous Quartz, Bottle, Bi-Face: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 Jefferson Co. Illinois

Lot 45: Bannerstone, Ferruginous Quartz, Bottle, Bi-Face: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 Jefferson Co. Illinois

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Description: Bannerstone, Ferruginous Quartz, Bottle, Bi-Face: A highly developed form and likely near the best of its type. A beautiful mix of cream, reddish-orange and burgundy; good condition. 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 Jefferson Co. Illinois Found by Stanley Mick on the Merkel farm four miles west of Ina. Pictured in the July 1966 Redskin by Gray LaDassor wherein he noted it to be the finest of its type so far discovered. Also pictured in WW# page 8, Lutz page 414-6, and Legends II page 30. T4027

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Pipe, Pottery, Elbow: 2 1/4 x 2

Lot 46: Pipe, Pottery, Elbow: 2 1/4 x 2

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Description: Pipe, Pottery, Elbow: Flared bowl, likely Southeastern; small chip on rim. 2 1/4 x 2 Marked H61.

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Lizard Effigy, Slate: 4 1/4 x 1 5/8 Franklin Co. Ohio

Lot 47: Lizard Effigy, Slate: 4 1/4 x 1 5/8 Franklin Co. Ohio

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Description: Lizard Effigy, Slate: An effigy of exaggerated form with a highly developed raised shoulder and slightly upturned flaring head; good condition. 4 1/4 x 1 5/8 Franklin Co. Ohio Previously collected by Rex Northrup of Hillsdale and Ladow Johnston. T769

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Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 Union Co. Ohio

Lot 48: Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 Union Co. Ohio

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Description: Birdstone, Hardstone, Bust: Black and white gneiss with a good polish. Evidence of drilling started on the base, and the left eye is restored. 2 5/8 x 1 5/8 Union Co. Ohio Found on the Price farm near Richwood. Ex. Wehrle. Pictured in BNAI page 573-D and WW#7 page 188 with the Queen and her Court.

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Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 4 7/8 x 1 1/2 Whitley Co. Indiana

Lot 49: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: 4 7/8 x 1 1/2 Whitley Co. Indiana

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Description: Birdstone, Slate, Popeye: Regardless of being broken and glued, this is a fine bird and one of the best from Indiana. The material is dark grey or brownish green slate with faint black bands. Both the workmanship and style are extraordinary. It has graceful profile, teardrop shaped expanding popeyes and a distinctive diamond shaped tail. 4 7/8 x 1 1/2 Whitley Co. Indiana Previously collected by Dr. Bunch, Dr. Young, Gordon Hart and Jack Royse. Pictured in Moorehead's The Bird-Stone Ceremonial while in the collection of Leslie Hill (Figure 31). Also pictured in BNAI page 387-A and Prehistoric America 1990 No. 3 page 17. T5004

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Morse Knife, Chert: 8 1/4 x 1 7/8 Fulton Co. Illinois

Lot 50: Morse Knife, Chert: 8 1/4 x 1 7/8 Fulton Co. Illinois

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Description: Morse Knife, Chert: Long lance shape with heavy grinding along the lower third of the blade; good condition. 8 1/4 x 1 7/8 Fulton Co. Illinois Previously collected by Collins B. Allen (143 / p.29) and Byron Knoblock. T4942

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