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with Tim Lyons Auctioneer (KY #P1699) is pleased to present our first sale of 2011

Important Auction of Native American Artifacts with over 400 Top-Quality Authenticated and Well-Documented Consignments Commencing at 10:00am on

February 26th, 2011 Preview 8:00am-10:00am

at the Clay Community Center, Mount Sterling, Kentucky

The Ar tif act Com pan y Artif tifact Compan pany P.O. Box 1005, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353 (800) 466-3836 info@theartifactcompany.com View Items Online at http://www.theartifactcompany.com


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The Artifact Company with Tim Lyons Auctioneer (KY #P1699)

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an Im por tant A uction of Impor port Auction Nativ e Amer ican Ar tif acts tifacts ative American Artif Commencing February 26th, 2011 at 10:00am at the Clay Community Center, Mt Sterling, KY We are proud to present this Top-Quality Sale of fine relics to start the 2011 auction season! Over 400 lots including a number of well-documented pieces from the collections of Meuser, Heckman, Wehrle, Driskell, Tully, Glass, Petrie, West, Wilkins, Daugherty, Kuhn, Young, Long, Copeland, Cain, Payne, Roberts, Titterington, DeLime, and many other famous collectors... Also represented in the sale are items from both the Terry Allen and George Green Collections, and a number of Grandfathered Pre-Columbian items. Many lots of High-end Hardstone, Slate, Pottery, and Flint including many Western focus pieces are featured. Also featured in this auction is a wide selection of quality consigned artifacts, meticulously culled by our staff for quality, collectability, and authenticity. Many of the items have been previously papered by top authenticators such as Jackson, Davis, Stermer, Motley, Rogers, Dickey, Bennett, Berner, Perino, Partain, Baker, Johnson, Cox, Howard, Putty, Tatum, Fisher, Williams, Sievers, Meadows or E. Rowe.

Terms of Sale We have attempted to accurately describe all items being sold, but all property offered for sale is strictly ‘as-is’. We have provided substantial images of all items offered to best inform potential absentee or online bidders with regards to item condition. It is the bidder’s responsibility (whether in-person, by phone, by mail, or via the Internet) to determine the exact condition of each item. No statement in this catalog, sale bill, invoice, or other documents by associates of The Artifact Company or the Principle Auctioneer, shall be deemed to warranty, or as representation or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, importance, rarity, variety, provenance, or historical reference as related to any sale items. Any such statements are strictly matters of opinion. If an item already has a certificate from one or more authenticators listed above the sale shall be considered final, NO EXCEPTIONS. Everything else (with the exception of decorative or contemporary items) is guaranteed for 30 days to paper by any authenticator living and mentioned above. Any item eligible for return with request for refund must be accompanied with a full written report of the examination. Authentication is a matter of scholarship and we welcome you to utilize the experience of your preferred expert for consultation prior to sale. You may arrrange to have your expert inspect a potential purchase prior to a sale by calling 1-800466-3836. Reserve and Buy-Back rules are in effect for this sale. The Auctioneer will be the final judge as to which bidder is the highest bidder. In event of any dispute in this matter the Auctioneer shall use his own discretion to decide whether to reopen bidding or not. Title to all merchandise shall pass to the highest bidder at the fall of the Auctioneer’s ‘Hammer’. The Purchaser shall assume full risk and responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed. The buyer must pay Kentucky State Sales Tax (6%) unless exception is allowed under laws regulating such tax. Out of state sales tax numbers will be accepted. You do not pay Kentucky Sales Tax if items are shipped out of state. All accounts must be settled by sale’s end unless other arrangements have been made. Payment may be made by cash, personal check, or major credit card (a 3% convenience fee will be added to credit card purchases). No items removed until paid in full. The Artifact Company or its Auctioneers are not responsible for any typographical error or omission in this catalog. Photographs in this catalog are of the actual items being sold, but exact condition of the objects offered is their condition the day of the sale. There will be absolutely NO returns or adjustments of any kind made 30 days after sale date. We reserve the right to refuse admittance to any individual or group.

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Buyer’s Premium Absentee and Floor Bidders the day of the auction will pay a 10% buyer’s premium on any successfully executed purchase. Internet and Phone bidders will pay a 13% buyer’s premium on any successful purchase. Shipping We will ship and insure items purchased through Absentee and Internet bidding to your wishes. A nominal Shipping and Handling fee will be assessed per package with regards to postage and insurance requirements. Absentee Bidding Absentee Bids must be received no later than 8:00pm Eastern Time, February 25th, 2011. Please call (800)-466-3836 or (859) 499-0204 to leave an absentee bid. Your bid will be made by an experienced bidder on your behalf. This system is not foolproof, but completely honest. Phone Bidding Call (800) 466-3836 or (859) 499-0204. Please call by 8:00pm Eastern Time, Friday, February 25th, 2011 to arrange this service. Our Staff will call you when the artifact is ready to go up for auction. Calls made to the above numbers the day of sale unfortunately cannot be answered. Incoming calls the day of the sale will NOT ring to the auction floor. Please plan ahead. Internet Bidding We are pleased to offer Internet Bidding via the LiveAuctioneers.com website. You must register with LiveAuctioneers well in advance for this sale even if you have previously registered an account. Feel free to contact us if you are having difficulties registering online.

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The Artifact Company Alexander C. Przygoda P.O. Box 1005 Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 (800) 466-3836 or (859) 499-0204 info@theartifactcompany.com This catalog is available for viewing and additional download at http://www.theartifactcompany.com Many additional pictures are available on our website as well, many featuring translucency, flaking detail, and other views of the items in this catalog. Directions and Accomodations Take I-64 to Exit 110 at Mt. Sterling, head South on Route 11 to the KY-686 intersection. Turn right and follow KY-686 to the venue, which will be on the left hand side. The Clay Community Center is located on the South Side of Mount Sterling on Indian Mound Drive (Hwy 686). The address is: 3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353 There are several motels and hotels in the area including Ramada (859-497-9400), Fairfield Inn (859-498-4050) Days Inn (859-498-4680) Call for more complete listing.


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1. 4 13/16" Early Ovoid Knife - Rare type. Pretty glossy gray Hornstone. Ex- E. K. Petrie. Posey Co., Inidiana. Jackson COA. 2. 3 3/16" Early Archaic Drill - About as good as they get. Glossy chert in multi-toned grays. Ex- Ken Partain. Rogers COA. 3. 3 1/2" Hardin - Great material. Speckled glossy fossil chert. Great form with lots of minute serrations. Great condition. Ex- Allen Collection. Missouri. 4. 3 5/16" Dalton - Very pretty multi-colored Bloomville Chert from Indiana. Thin and well made with large distinct thinning strikes. Great history. ExMel Wilkins (#348) and Irv Daugherty Collections. Earthworks and Jackson COA’s. 5. 3 7/16" Dovetail - Serrated example from Calhoun Co., Illinois. Burlington Chert. 6. 3 5/8" Adena - Very thin with lots of color. Found by Dean Johnson just West of Kenton, Ohio. Baker COA. 7. 3 9/16" Thebes - Large piece of Attica Chert from Indiana. Well-formed base. 8. 3 5/16" Lost Lake - High grade Hornstone. Ex- Terry Allen Collection. Southern Illinois. Motley COA. 9. 3 3/16" Stilwell - Awesome coloration pattern. Swirls in material look like they were done by a French Impressionist painter. Tennessee. 10. 3 1/2" Big Sandy - Well patinated Coshocton. Nice size and good eye appeal. Central Ohio. 11. 3 1/4" Hardin - High grade Crescent Quarry. Great flaking with dozens of minute serrations. Ex- Jack Litchfield. Illinois. Jackson COA. 12. 3 3/8" Drill - Very well made. Precisely flaked to a medium ridge on both sides. Old collector label/# 382. Burlington Chert. Missouri. 13. 4 5/16" Buck Creek - Huge swept wing example made of pretty gray Hornstone. Found in Green Co., Kentucky. Ex- Alvin Fryman. Davis and Partain COA’s. 14. 3 1/2" Lost Lake - Mottled Ft. Payne chert. Very thin. Dickey COA. 15. 3 3/8" Dovetail - Indented base variety with great serrations. Fort Pa yne Chert. Ex- Larry Soss. B a k e r G - 9 C O A a s L o s t L a k e . 16. 3" Castroville - Very thin. Very symmetrical. Nice size. Nice color. Central Texas. 17. 3 1/4" ‘Exotic’ Motley - Striking highly attractive ‘exotic’ form. Gray Hornstone. Todd Co., Kentucky. Jackson COA. Base restored.

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18. 3 3/8" Snapped Base - Needle tipped with dozens of deadly serrations! River stained chert piece from near Paducah, Kentucky. 19. 3" Pinetree - Superb wings and flaking on this chocolate Dover chert piece from near Dover, Tennessee. Jackson COA. 20. 3 5/8" Dickson - Mottled Gray & Cream Burlington Chert. Pettis Co., Missouri. Ex - Zimmerman Collection. Motley COA. 21. 3 3/4" Serrated Kirk - I o w a . C r e a m B u r l i n g t o n C h e r t . 22. 3 1/8" Stilwell - Nicely serrated Kentucky example in Boyle Chert. Jackson COA. 23. 3 1/8" Big Slough - Hornstone Example from Kentucky. 24. 3 3/4" Bakers Creek - Finely crafted thin example from near Dover Tennessee. Dover Chert. Jackson COA. 25. 3 3/8" Hardin - Really nice. Mottled gray and white Burlington. ExTerry Allen Collection. Illinois. 26. 3 7/8" Cobbs - Well patinated and interstingly striped cream, gray, and white Nethers from Ohio. 27. 4" Paleo Lanceolate - Extremely well made Paleo type. Classic Carter Cave flint. Ex- Elmer Pruitt Collection. Found in Perry Co., Kentucky. Perino, Partain, and Putty COA’s. Perino cites two resharpenings on his COA. 28. 3 5/8" Cascade - Extra fine example of the type. Highly translucent. Large with every flake meticulous. Ex- Bill Heap Collection. Oregon. 29. 3 13/16" Stilwell - Burlington with lots of minerals. Ex- Bill Harrison Collection. Adams Co., Illinois. Motley COA. 30. 3 15/16" Adena - Nicely made example in heat treated Burlington Chert. Johnson CO., Missouri. Ex - Ryan Keele Collection. Motley COA. 31. 3 5/8" Cobbs Triangle - Nicely made example in Hornstone from near White Bluff, Tennessee. 32. 3 7/8" Dickson - Translucent example from Northern Illinois in Hixton Silicified Sandstone. Striking translucency. 33. 3 7/16" Archaic Corner Notch - Cream Burlington flint example from Iowa. 34. 3 5/8" Tennessee River Knife - Nice Dover Chert example from Tennessee. 35. 3 5/8" Drill - B u r l i n g t o n C h e r t e x a m p l e f r o m I l l i n o i s . 36. 4 3/8" Agate Basin - Colorful gray, cream, and brown Mozarkite. ExErnest Wenchell Collection. Missouri. Davis G-9 and Baker G-10 COA’s. 37. 3 5/8" Cache Blade - Gray Hornstone. Thin and well made. Indiana.


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38. 4 1/2" Turkeytail - Well used example of this form from near Dover, Tennessee. Dover Chert. Jackson COA. 39. 4 5/16" Benton - Heavily River-Stained example from near White-Bluff, Tennessee. Thin. 40. 4 1/2" Clovis Preform - Large Example in Hornstone from Kentucky. Jackson COA. 41. 4 3/8" Cobbs Triangle - Dover Chert example from Middle Tennessee. Excellent mineralization. 42. 4" Cobbs Triangle - Pretty Camden Chert piece from Tennessee. 43. 4 5/8" Benton - Fine edgework on this example from near White Bluff, Tennessee. Dover Chert. Jackson COA. 44. 4 1/2" Button Base Dovetail - Rare form. Great size. Pleasing light chocolate brown Hornstone. Ohio type. 45. 3 7/8" Dovetail - Light gray Kentucky Hornstone with a ‘Bullseye’. Extra thin and well flaked. 46. 4 5/8" Danish Dagger - Pretty high grade multicolored flint with a heavily polished stem/handle. 47. 4" Dickson - Super relic. Very thin. Great color and great condition. Warren Co., Missouri. 48. 3 3/4" Meadowood - Very translucent high grade honey colored Flint Ridge. Labeled Champaign Co., Ohio. 49. 3 7/8" Stilwell - World Class example. Killer serrations. High grade Crescent Quarry with translucency around the perimeter. Found near The St. Louis Municipal Airport in St. Louis Co., Missouri by Larry Kill. 50. 4 1/8" Crescent /Square Knife - Southern Indiana. Ex - Terry Crafton, Doug Howard, & John Duncan Collections. Holland Chert. Jackson COA. 51. 3 1/8" Lost Lake - Killer example!! Very pretty black, cream, and blue Coshocton with lightening type stripes. Ex- C.V. Wilson Collection. Coshocton Co., Ohio. Jackson and Davis G-10 COA’s. 52. 3 1/2" Hardin - Perfect example. Burlington Chert. Jersey Co., Illinois. Davis G-10 COA. 53. 2 7/8" Thebes - Classic example. White Burlington with loads of minerals. St. Charles Co., Missouri. 54. 3 1/8" Thebes - Tremendous color and World Class symmetry. Who could ask for more? Ex- Don Corninghouse Collection. Warren Co., Ohio. Oh, has a Davis G-9 COA plus Partain and Putty COA’s as well.

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55. 3 3/8" Little Bear Creek - Great serrations. Pretty Horse Creek Chert with creek staining. Alcorn, Tennesse, McNairy area. Dickey COA. 56. 3 3/8" Big Sandy - Pretty gray fossil chert with black speckles. Excellent condition. Indiana. 57. 3 7/8" Adena - Ex- Red Tully (#F-1710) and Gary Noel Collections. Thin with excellent form. Made of a pretty Purple Quartzite. Found in Wisconsin. Partain COA. 58. 3 3/16" Holland - Thin and precisely flaked. Well defined and ground haft. Glossy cream colored chert. Missouri. 59. 5 9/16" Flint Adze - Beautifully made example in Dover Chert from near Dover Tennessee. Nice bit-polish. Jackson COA. 60. 4 15/16" Etley - Excellent example from the Dr. Edward Schuessler Collection. St. Louis Co., Missouri. Burlington. Jackson COA. 61. 4 1/8" Benton - Lee Co., Mississippi. Heat-treated Tuscaloosa Chert (Jasper). Ex - Charles Hester. Dickey COA. 62. 4 1/2" Thebes - Big deep notched Thebes made of a high grade creamy gray and white Ohio chert. Ex- Barron and Crumerine. Earthworks COA. 63. 3 7/8" Dalton - Finely executed example in Burlington. Ex- John Ziegler Collection. Pike Co., Illinois. Perino and Putty COA’s. 64. 3 1/2" Hardin - Ex- Lee Holmes. Callaway Co., Missouri. Motley COA. Motley mentions “One edge shows a small piece broke out and glued back.” We see the very small area but someone has since removed the glued flake and it is incidental to the overall condition. 65. 3 1/2" Stilwell - Bifurcated variant. Extremely well made with serrations running all the way up and down both blade edges. Pretty semi-glossy white material with gray splotches of color. Pike Co., Illinois. 66. 3 1/8" Hardin - Found by Brad Arle while digging a ditch for a water pipe in the early 1970’s. High grade cream chert with a bluish caste and pretty quartz veins. Jo Daviess Co., Illinois. Motley COA. 67. 4 3/8" Kinney Knife - Big, broad, thin, and pretty. Ex- Shane McCormick. Bandera Co., Texas. Rogers COA. 68. 4 1/8" Dalton Classic - Super fine extremely well made G-10 Dalton. Fluted on both sides and made of high grade highly translucent Crescent Quarry. Found in Sangamon Co., Illinois. Davis G-10 COA. 69. 4 1/4" Adena Robbins - Classic form with great thinness and color. Found on the Nelson Wills farm near Greentown in Stark Co., Ohio. Ex- Ray Mayson and Jack Litchfield Collections. 4 COA’s. Davis, Partain, Putty, and Stermer.


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70. 2 9/16" Side-Hafted Knife - Found by George Green in Lincoln Co., Nebraska. Orange-brown high grade chert with some translucency. 71. 2 11/16" Stilwell - Finely serrated example from Richland Co., Ohio. Ex - Dick Savidge Collection. Fort Payne Chert. 72. 2 9/16" Dovetail - Madison Co., Missouri. Dongola Chert. Davis COA. 73. 2 3/4" Kirk Serrated - Fantastic color and serrations. Found by Bill Carter in Pulaski Co., Kentucky. Rare maroon and cream Fort Payne Chert. Jackson COA. 74. 2 1/2" Hi-Lo Point - Rare type made of a beautiful striped material that looks like Petrified Wood. Extra thin Midwest example in tremendous condition with great color and long ears. Ex- Collections of Nora Coleman and Charles West of New Richmond, Ohio. Perino COA. 75. 2 5/8" E-Notch Big Sandy - Multicolored high grade jasper on this Alabama example. Ex - J. Bennett Collection. 76. 2 5/8" Hardin - Adams Co., Illinois. Burlington. Jackson COA. 77. 2 1/2" Snyders - Truly beautiful extremely translucent Flint Ridge Moss Agate with a large quartz eye right in the center of the blade. Appears diamond studded! Ex- Todd Harding and Perry Snider Collections. Ohio. Earthworks and Jackson COA’s. 78. 2 1/2" Pinetree - Tennessee Classic. Awesome serrations. Has that t r u e ‘Ch rist m a s Tre e ’ f orm. Pre tty s trip e d D o ve r. Davis COA . 79. 2 1/2" Clovis - Stunning highly translucent Moss Agate variety Flint Ridge. Found on the Sheldon Farm in Morgan Co., Ohio. Fluted 50% on both sides. Very thin and in tremendous condition. Jackson and Stermer COA’s. 80. 2 11/16" Dalton - Nice cream Burlington flint piece from Osage Co., Missouri. 81. 2 5/16" Afton - Very thin. Great color. Missouri. 82. 3" Stemmed Knife - Highly translucent wavy-banded caramel colored material from the Northern Plains. Extremely thin also! 83. 2 9/16" Darl Knife - Thin and extra well made. Nice translucency too. Ex- Gabheart Collection. East Texas. Rogers COA. 84. 2 5/16" Allen - Beautifully translucent Moss Agate example found by George Green along the Dismal River in Lincoln Co., Nebraska. Restoration to tip.

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85. 3" Early Archaic Knife - Beautiful Sonora from Montgomery Co., Kentucky. Ex- Willoughby Collection. Jackson COA. 86. 2 3/16" Clipped Wing Decatur - Beautifully made ‘Clipped-Wing’ variety with a well-executed fractured base. Hornstone. Kentucky. Jackson COA. 87. 2 5/16" Buck Creek - Tennessee example in a nicely patterned Fort Payne Chert. Ex - Steve Walker. 88. 2 1/4" Wheeler - Nicely fluted on both sides. Very Clovis-like. Haney Chert. Extreme S.E. Corner of Missouri. Ex- Raymond E. Blake Collection, Who’s Who #6, page 148. Partain COA. 89. 2" Elko Corner Notch - Dove-gray obsidian artifact from Northern California. Ex - Bill Heap Collection. 90. 2 1/4" Basketmaker Dart - Moss Agate Example from Colorado. Totally translucent. 91. 2 1/8" Pelican Lake - Translucent Knife River and fine! Found in North Dakota. Ex- Mumaw and Moran. Baker G-9 COA. 92. 2 7/16" Stemmed Knife - Beautiful gem-grade agate in this example from the Great Basin. Totally translucent! Jackson COA. 93. 2 5/8" Eden - Nice example found by George Green along the Middle Loup River in Lincoln Co., Nebraska. Stunningly flaked to a median ridge in a pink translucent high grade material. Restored tip. 94. 2 9/16" Hardin - Finely serrated piece found in May of 1987 in Lincoln Co., Missouri. Excellent mineralization on this nicely proportioned example in Burlington Chert. 95. 3 1/16" Dovetail - Nicely made perfect example from Lincoln Co., Missouri. Burlington. Great mineralization.

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339. 2 3/8" G-10 Big Sandy E-Notch - Perfect G-10 Textbook example from near Dover, Tennessee in Camden Chert. Jackson COA. 340. 3 1/2" Clovis Preform - McCurtain Co., Oklahoma example in a semigloss brown flint. Ex - Charles Crowell. Jackson COA. 341. 3 1/16" Evans - Large example from the Moore Collection in a multicolor translucent Novaculite. Very pretty with extra eye-appeal! Arkansas. 342. 3 3/8" Lost Lake - Exquisite example. Perfect form, symmetry, and condition. Dozens of minute serrations with each and every flake meticulous. Made of a beautiful Sonora from Barren Co., KY. Ex- Col. Bud Patton Collection. Jackson and Perino COA’s. 343. 3 11/16" Ovate Blade - Beautiful colora- 346B tion with orange stripes running diagonally across green quartzite with nice translucency. Thin and very well made. Pennsylvania. Jackson COA. 344. 3 3/8" Dickson - Nice Missouri example in a cream and blue Jefferson City Chert. Excellent Mineralization. 345. 3" Clovis - Nicely fluted example from Jersey Co., Illinois. Ex - Dr. Harold Becks Collection. Burlington. Jackson COA. 346A. 3 3/4" Dickson - Excellent Dickson from Lincoln Co., Missouri in Jefferson City Chert. Well proportioned and very thin at the tip with super mineralization. 346B. 1 1/4" Frederick - Beautifully flaked to a median ridge with a diamond cross-section. Found by George Green in Lincoln Co., Nebraska. Tan glossy chert.


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347. 3 9/16" Pipe - Highly developed form in excellent condition with lots of history. Ex- Edward 360A Payne and D. Braun Collections with old Braun tag #11. Made of steatite. Proto-Historic Era ca. 1650 A.D. Putty COA. 348. 2 7/8" Plummet - Highly polished and pretty hardstone. Illinois. Jackson COA. 349. 12" Shell Necklace - Nice small necklace from Fox Fields, Mason Co., Kentucky. Shell. Ex - Dr. Glass Collection. 350. 2 3/4" Ft. Ancient Effigy Pipe - Very pretty highly polished Pipestone example from Lawrence Co., Ohio. Super condition. Earthworks and Jackson COA’s. 351. 2 1/8" Ft. Ancient Engraved Pipe - This pipe was obviously very special to its owner. Vase-shaped sandstone with intricate engraving and unique nods on sides. Excellent condition. Found by Betty Jodrey in her garden in Mason Co., Kentucky. Ex-Crawford. Perino, Partain, and Jackson COA’s. 352. 2 1/2" Mississippian Pipe - Nice semi-platform example in clay from OH/KY. Ex Titterington Collection #10050. 353. 6 1/2" x 4" ‘Carolina Parakeet’ Great Pipe - A rather unique pipe made in chlorite in the form of the now extinct Carolina Parakeet. Morganton, North Carolina. 354. 3 9/16" Hopewell Pipe - Classic example. Rare type in excellent 360B condition.Made of high grade brown / purple Pipestone with a high polish. Found in Knox Co., Ohio. Ex- Walter Johnson Collection. Partain, Jackson, and Putty COA’s. 355. 2 5/16" Mayan Celt - Highly polished example in a dark green diopside-‘jade’. Guatemala. Grandfathered. 356. 2 1/8" Ft. Ancient Pipe - Reported found near Farmersville in Caldwell Co., Kentucky. Davis and Putty COA’s. 357. 8 7/8" Flying Eagle Great Pipe (Contemporary) - Nicely crafted contemporary example in steatite with label stating ‘Lincoln Co., Tennessee P-60-NEGNO-140 Hubbs’. 358. 2 1/2" Pipe - Rare form and material. Highly polished and highly translucent Cave Onyx. Found in Georgia. Ex- G. R. Knowles and Dan Sherman UPCOMING AUCTIONS Collections. Mississippian Era. Ca. 1500 A.D. Jackson COA. The Artifact Company holds between 6-10 auctions per year. 359A. 15/16" Fort Ancient Effigy Pipe - Human face carved into this If you are interested in consigning items for an upcoming small piece from Ohio. Ex - Gonyer Collection. auction, do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-466-3836 for details. 359B. 8 1/8" Taino Vomit Spatula - Santo Domingo. Made from a ManaSome upcoming auction dates are listed below. We accept most tee Rib. Used during ritual ceremony with Zemis and hallucinogenic snuff to types of authentic collectible artifacts. Papered pieces a plus! commune with the deities in the Zemi. Davis COA. 1000-1500 A.D. 360A. 1 7/8" Ft. Ancient Pipe - Nicely developed vase shaped pipe with Sale Date Consignment Deadline high polish. Well executed in steatite. Trigg Co., Kentucky. Jackson COA. April 2, 2011 February 15, 2011 360B. 1 5/8" Paleo Crescent - Excellent example in Yellow Agate. Found May, 2011 March 15, 2011 on the Bodle Ranch in Klamath Co., Oregon. Translucent. . Jackson COA.


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361. 8 1/4" x 9 1/4" Zapotec Tripod Vessel of Tlaloc - Excellent gray and beige fired terra-cotta tripod effigy vessel featuring the Rain God Tlaloc. Oaxaca, Mexico. Circa 900-1350 A.D. 362. 6 1/8" Quapaw Frog Effigy Bottle - Tremendous vessel. Truly ‘High Art’ for the ancients. Circa 700 BP. Arkansas. Jackson COA. 363. 6 1/2" x 2 5/8" Mayan Polychrome Bowl with Glyphs - Several glyphs present and translatable around the rim of this example from the Yucatan in Mexico. Interesting Scalloped Lobes around midsection. 100% original with one repair. Late Classic Period 600-900 AD 364. 9 7/16" Caddo ‘Swirl” Painted Bottle - Large and beautiful. Very stately on a shelf. Jackson and Davis COA’s. Both COA’s mention minor restoration. 365. 6 1/2" x 8 7/16" Chimu Erotic Stirrup Vessel - Nice stirrup bottle with erotic scene from Peru. Chimu culture, circa 1100-1450 A.D. Superb mineralization and solid with no restoration. 366. 4 3/8" Mayan Effigy Eccentric - Nicely patinated example of a Squirrel or Lizard. Grandfathered from Honduras. 367. 10 1/2" Hoe - Tremendous virtually first stage form and condition. Labeled ’22T’ from the famous Titterington Collection. 368. 9 3/4" Hoe - Mill Creek Chert with nice polish. Labeled St., Clair Co., Illinois in old script. Ex-Titterington. 369A. 1 13/16" Mayan Effigy Eccentric - Heavily patinated chert from Honduras. Grandfathered. 369B. 2 11/16" Mayan Eccentric - Nice Scorpion effigy example grandfathered from Honduras. Heavily patinated example.

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370A. 5 Nice Jasper Points - 5 really nice river polished Jasper artifacts from Mississippi. Would make an excellent display! 370B. 7 Piece Nodena Cache - Longest 1 1/4". All different colors of Crowley's Ridge Cobble Chert. Nice edgework. Quapaw Culture. Found in Lee Co., Arkansas. Partain COA.


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371. 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" Colima Maskette - Nice PreColumbian example in a gray volcanic stone from Colima, West Mexico. Ex - Knox collection. Restored. 372. 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" Pre-Columbian Maskette - Greenstone Maskette from Central America. Grandfathered prior to 1968. 373. 3 3/4" x 3 5/16" PreColumbian Mask - Nice calcified jade example from Mexico. Tag labels it as ‘Guererro’ and features old collector label ‘H.NN’. 374. 2 3/8" Shell Mask - Classic ‘Weeping Eye’ motif with drilled hairline, eyes, and mouth. 10 holes in total. Completely stable and in superb condition. From the famous MS51 Site (old label intact) in Smythe Co., Virginia. Good as they get. Jackson COA. 375. 2 11/16" Taino Figurine - Figural Deity carving from Santo Domingo. Cleaned in modern times. 376. 10 1/2” Carolina Parakeet Effigy Bowl - Excellent example formerly of the Dr. Kent Westbrook Collection. St. Francis Co., Arkansas. Excellent mineralization. Broken but repaired. Appears to be 100% original with no restoration. Pictured in the Westbrook Collection Book, Figs. 1330 & 1331. Johnson & Jackson COA’s . 377. 3 7/8" Bird Effigy Ocarina - Unique Duck Effigy piece from along the Mississippi River. Restoration to distal end. Animal features original. 378. 2 1/8" x 1 3/16" Mayan Ear Flare - Perfect example with thin-walls in a green/ cream jadeite from Guatemala. Grandfathered prior to 1968. 379. 1 7/16" x 1 1/16" Mayan Ear Flare - Nicely crafted example with good polish in a green/cream jadeite from Guatemala. Grandfathered prior to 1968. 380. 2 5/8"x1 1/4" Hohokam Stone Offering Bowl - Used for Ceremonial offerings, this small bowl is from Arizona. Marked ‘V-79-02’. 381. 3 1/2" x 2 7/8" PreColumbian Inlaid Plaque - Unusual plaque inlaid with shell with human figural at center. Base of a very light wood. 382. 5 11/16" Blade - Large THIN blade from near Kerrville, Texas. Edwards Plateau chert. 383. 8 5/16" Kerrville Blade - MASSIVE example found outside Kerrville, Texas. Edwards Plateau Chert.

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The Artifact Company will return in April and May 2011 with two more great auctions featuring more fantastic artifacts! We are always seeking new consignments and welcome single pieces or entire collections. We strive to accept only the most collectible and authentic artifacts to present to YOU! Thank you for making our auctions a success! Questions? Comments? Call today at 1-800-466-3836


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Important Auction of Native American Artifacts - February 26th, 2011  

Our first sale of the 2011 auction season brings over 400 lots of fine quality artifacts with long histories. Many items previously from col...