11 December 2007
APPARTENANT A UN COLLECTIONNEUR PRIVE
Richland County, Ohio, Amérique du Nord
En porphyre noir et blanc, représentant un oiseau stylisé aux yeux tubulaires et en haut-relief retravaillés, la queue aplatie de forme triangulaire.
Longueur: 8 cm. (3 1/8 in.)
Gilbert Dilley, Akron, Ohio.
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Townsend, Earl C.Jr., Birdstones of the North American Indian, Indianapolis, 1959, p.587, Pl.241, fig.a.
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