Prehistoric Woodlands Stone Pipe, possibly Hopewell Culture, c. 100 BC-500 AD, steatite, in the form of a bird, with drilled eyes and incised wings and feathers, with inventory label "2187," once labeled "Tipton Co. Tenn," lg. 7, ht. 3 1/4 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, December 13, 1975, Lot 275; Jay C. Leff collection, Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
Exhibitions: Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civilizations, Collection of Jay C. Leff, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 15, 1959-January 3, 1960, catalog number 729.
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