Humped Bannerstone From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1500 B.C.
Vernon County, Wisconsin
2-3/4 in.

highly polished, light green pipestone; retains an old collection label bearing the following inked description: No 31. Vernon Co., Wisc. near Viroqua.  11-28-1928. C --

Collection History:

Byron W. Knoblock, Quincy, IL
Jan Sorgenfrei, Findlay, OH


Bannerstones of the North American Indians, Knoblock, Byron W., 1939, pg. 237, No. 11.
Legends of Prehistoric Art, Onken, 2011, pg. 544.

Provenance:Ex Byron W. Knoblock, Quincy, IL; From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio


 The use of pipestone in the Archaic Period was not common.  

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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