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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

Publications:

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

Condition:

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

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,040
04/08/2017
 

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