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Zuni Pueblo. English Pronunciation: "Zoo-nee" Traditional Name: SHE-WE-NA A Zuni Legend tells the story of the parrot and the crow, each of whom presents and egg to the Zuni women to decide which one they will keep. The women choose the egg of the crow because of its wonderful turquoise color. The Zuni love of color is reflected everywhere in the3ir daily lives, as well as in their ceremonies. While comparatively little pottery is made by Zuni craftsmen, they have a tradition of beautiful work in clay and still use their work in ceremonies. The murals of Alex Seowtewa in the Mission Church of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe in the plaza of the Pueblo are remarkable examples of Indian painting at its best. They depict the history and the culture of the Zuni people and demonstrate once more the Zuni genius in the use of color. The church itself is a good example of traditional Pueblo architecture. One of the most famous of the Kachina dances, Shalako, is held every December in the Zuni Pueblo, to celebrate the end of the old and the beginning of the New Year, and to bless all of the houses of the Pueblo erected during the year.

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Namingha, Les – Mosaic Design Bowl

This is a more classic Hopi-Tewa bowl by Les Namingha.  The bowl is a wide, but rounded shape.  The design on the top is painted with very small shard or mosaic patterns.  Each of the tiny shards has different designs.  Note as well in various sections how some are all checkerboard, while others are snow patterns and some are traditional Hopi designs.  Each of the sections is separated by asymmetric bands which criss-cross the top of the bowl.  The side of the bowl is painted with five different clay slips which alternate around the piece.  Some are polished and some are matte.  Below the checkerboard pattern is another band of shard designs.  At the base of the bowl, there is a spiraling water design interspersed with Les’s pointillism.  The coloration and the intricacy of the design are spectacular on this piece.  Les is a descendant of Nampeyo and learned to make pottery from his aunt Dextra Quotskuyva.  It is signed on the bottom.  Les said of this style of his work:

“I was studying minimalist and geometric painters. This led to merging contemporary abstract patterns with Hopi mosaic designs. The subtle combination still maintained the design balance while decreasing the use of mosaic elements. It was refreshing to introduce minimalist ideas into the intense painting process.”

 

$ 3,400.00
Namingha, Les – Large “Thunderbird” Bowl

This larger bowl by Les Namingha is as part of his “Lyrical” series of Nampeyo birds.  Les says of these pieces:

In the Lyrical Series, my goal is to work with various colors.  Sunrise, sunset, dusk, or other types of blending and washing of colors.  In complement to that I use various bird designs by Nampeyo of Hano. The birds are often painted in the style they appear on the pottery so they are more detailed and contrast against the colors behind them.

He is certainly one of those potters who continues to defy expectations in his innovative clay art.  He pulls from his artistic background as well as his Zuni and Hopi heritage.   This dramatic bowl has four “thunderbirds” as the surface design.  Les says he was inspired by a black-and-white on red bowl by Nampeyo of Hano made around 1901 (see last photo).  The birds painted by Nampeyo are stylized and make one think about both Fred Harvey jewelry and Northwest coast designs.  Here the birds are painted black-and-white on a red background. Behind the birds are stylized bird wings and linear graphics. The colors spiral around the bowl much like the Thunderbird designs.  It is always fascinating when an artist is able to look back at a historic vessel and reinterpret it through modern eyes!  It is signed on the bottom.  The ancient and modern are perfectly balanced in this bowl!

$ 3,600.00
Peynetsa, Jamie – Jar with Rain & Lightning Designs

Jamie Peynetsa is the son of noted potters Anderson and Avelia Peynetsa.  Avelia, his mother, coil builds the clay vessel.  Jamie paints the design.  He has a strong attention to the detail of the painting as well as his inspiration from classic Zuni pottery.  This jar is very tightly painted with rain designs above the shoulder.  The thin lines are even and add complexity to the piece.  The sides of the jar are boldly painted with lightning patterns.  Note how well Jamie paints to match design and form.  It is signed by Jamie and his mother on the bottom.  At only 20 years old, he certainly has a great future in pottery!

$ 600.00
Namingha, Les – Wide Jar with Birds and Swirls

This is a traditional Hopi-Tewa jar by Les Namingha.  The jar is a wide shape, which is inspired by the ancient Sikytaki pottery as well as Nampeyo of Hano.  The design is painted on the top with the black bee-weed as well as several different colors of red and tan clay slips. The designs on the jar are a series of birds.  Two of the larger panels have the birds and bird tails.  The other two sections has the swirling birds with a pointilism use of red and black surrounding them.  The side of the jar has an alternating rain and eternity band.  The design around the rim is both angular and one that seems to easily identify the jar as one by Les.   The blushes on the surface are from the firing.  The jar is from 2013 and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.   Les is a descendant of Nampeyo and learned to make pottery from his aunt Dextra Quotskuyva.  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 2,800.00
Namingha, Les – Large “Urban Polychrome” Jar

This is one of the largest pieces we have had this year by Les Namingha.  He is one of those potters who continues to defy expectations in his innovative clay art.  He pulls from his artistic background as well as his Zuni and Hopi heritage.  His most recent work has pulled from Hopi imagery yet combined it in a manner which is modern in appearance.  Les says of this piece:

“The concept of layering is inherent in our mortal journey. As time moves forward, our memories become layered. Some memories remain vibrant, others faint or hazy. Yet others, obscure or even hidden. Likewise, our experiences, words, works, emotions, prayers and songs build up in layers creating our existence. In turn, our societal interactions become exercises in layering. We see this in evidence with street art or graffiti writing where layers of thought and a desire to express a “proof of existence” create tapestries of color and marks. Blending, covering, harmonizing, dissonance, disappearing. This concept of layering is the idea behind Urban Polychrome and other works in the Urban Series.”

On the surface of the jar, it is possible to see large Hopi style birds, geometric patterns, pointillism and checkerboard patterns.  Each connects to the other while some are overlaid on top of the next.  It is a complex piece and yet it has its own flow and dynamic appearance. The layered lines at the bottom, much like the lines of stone on a piece of jewelry by Charles Loloma, have their own distinctive texture. It is an exceptional piece in size and design.  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 7,200.00
Livingston, Albert – Marble Mountain Lion

This carving is by Albert Livingston.  It is carved from marble in the shape of a realistic mountain lion.

$ 40.00
Peynetsa, Jamie – Jar with Rainbirds & Rosettes

Jamie Peynetsa is the son of noted potters Anderson and Avelia Peynetsa.  Avelia, his mother, coil builds the clay vessel.  Jamie paints the design.  He has a strong attention to the detail of the painting as well as his inspiration from classic Zuni pottery.  This jar is a distinctive shape with the very low indented base and the wide shoulder.  There are two large rosettes on either side of the jar.  Separating them are bands of rainbirds and Zuni birds.  Along the top of the shoulder are cloud designs with fineline patterns.  Note how well Jamie paints to match design and form.  The patterns bends and flows with the shape of the piece!  It is a striking jar and striking coloration! It is signed by Jamie and his mother on the bottom.  At only 20 years old, he certainly has a great future in pottery!

$ 1,400.00
Laate, Jennie – Large Jar with Deer and Rosettes (1970’s)

Jennie Laate was among the most important revival potters at Zuni in the 1970’s.  This is one of the largest pieces of her pottery we have ever seen!  She usually made miniatures so something this large and complex is definitely unusual.  It is also striking in appearance.  The jar is large and round and just a slight neck.  The sides are painted with deer in their “houses” and separating them are large rosettes.  Around the neck are rainbird patterns, which are painted with fine lines.  All of these are design elements which are seen on classic Zuni vessels of the late 1800’s.  It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, restoration or repair.  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 1,000.00
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Kaamasee, Derrick – Turquoise Double Eagle Family

This Zuni carving by Derrick Kaamasee is carved from turquoise. There are two eagles and a small baby eagle on the branch by their feet.  The piece is very intricately carved with much detail to the wings. The eyes are inlaid with jet.

$ 100.00 $ 80.00
Livingston, Albert – Marble Badger

This carving is by Albert Livingston.  It is carved from marble in the shape of a realistic badger.

$ 40.00
Laiwakete, Fernando –  Heartline Bear with Bird

This Zuni carving by Fernando Laiwakete is carved from agate. It is a bear which has an inlaid turquoise for the heartline.  The bundle on the back has a bird.

$ 50.00
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Boone, Lena – Green Turquoise Fox with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Lena Boone is made from turquoise.  The fox is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The turquoise is green in coloration.

$ 30.00 $ 20.00
Boone, Lena – Turquoise Fox with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Lena Boone is made from turquoise.  The fox is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The turquoise has a deep blue coloration.

$ 30.00
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Boone, Lena – Clear and White Glass Mountain Lion Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Lena Boone is made from glass.  The mountain lion is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The glass is a clear, white and pink coloration.

$ 50.00 $ 40.00
Boone, Lena – Red Glass Mountain Lion Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Lena Boone is made from glass.  The mountain lion is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The glass is a deep red coloration.

$ 40.00
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Quam, Daphne – Mulit-color Glass Mountain Lion with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from glass.  The mountain lion is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The glass has a green, blue, yellow and clear coloration.

$ 40.00 $ 30.00
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Quam, Daphne – Mulit-color Glass Beaver with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from glass.  The beaver is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The glass has a green, blue, yellow and clear coloration.

$ 50.00 $ 40.00
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Quam, Daphne – Blue and Clear Glass Badger with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from glass.  The badger is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The glass has a green, blue and clear coloration.

$ 50.00 $ 40.00
Quam, Daphne – Sodalite Badger with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from sodalite.  The badger is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The sodalite has a deep blue and white coloration.

$ 40.00
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Quam, Daphne – Azurite Eagle with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from azurite.  The eagle is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back.  The azurite has a deep blue coloration with specs of green.

$ 40.00 $ 30.00
Quam, Daphne – Light Blue Glass Fox with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from glass.  This fox is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back. The glass is a opaque blue coloration.

$ 20.00
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Quam, Daphne – Turquoise Fox with Arrowhead Bundle

This Zuni carving by Daphne Quam is made from turquoise.  This fox is traditional in shape and has an arrowhead bundle on its back. The turquoise has some great color variation.

$ 60.00 $ 50.00
Folwell, Susan & Les Namingha – “Corn Maiden: Earth Mother” Jar

Susan Folwell (Santa Clara )and Les Namingha (Hopi-Tewa/Zuni) collaborated together for the first time on a series of vessels in a show entitled “Corn:Maiden:Cultures” in 2015. The concept for the exhibition was that the Corn Maiden in Pueblo culture can also be found as a primal female archetype in cultures throughout the world.  There is play back and forth on these vessels as the multi-cultural figures are placed within a Pueblo context as the “Corn Maiden”, who brings the corn, the harvest and life.  This jar has been in an exhibit at the Museum of Indian Art and Culture since 2016.

This large jar was made by Les.  The designs painted by Susan on two sides show a Hopi maiden and a Pueblo maiden.  Her idea was to leave the faces empty, so that they did not represent just one person, but all women.  The two women represent the Pueblo and Hopi ancestry of Les and Susan. Playing from Susan’s more realistic portrayals, Les painted a more modern version of the women on the other two sides.  The angular shape of this vessel, made from Zuni clay, is unusual but also perfect for this important imagery.  In many ways, this powerful jar brings together the ideas of womanhood, femininity, modernism and the continuing importance of the Corn Maiden concept in Pueblo culture.  The dark brown background works perfectly for this intense jar.  Check out more of their exceptional collaborative pottery in the book, “Spoken Through Clay”.

$ 8,800.00
Peynetsa, Anderson – Jar with 24 Heartline Deer

This is a striking olla by Anderson Peynetsa. The jar is a beautiful shape with a wide shoulder and slight neck.  The body of the jar is painted with painted with three rows of heartline deer. All together there are 24 of them on this jar!  Each deer is very tightly painted and the quantity of them give the jar a very dynamic appearance.  The heartline deer is a classic image in Zuni pottery, with the heart representing the strength and spirit of the animal.  The rim of the jar has a rain and cloud pattern and note as well the space in the design, which is the ‘spirit line’, which is a traditional design element in Zuni pottery.  The white is a kaolin clay slip and the black bee-weed, while the red is an additional clay slip.   Anderson has signed the bowl on the bottom.

$ 1,500.00
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Quandelacy, Faye – Turquoise Corn Maiden

This Zuni fetish carving is by Faye Quandelacy.  She is certainly one of the most famous descendants of Ellen Quandelacy and known for her very classic style of corn maidens. They are each hand carved and the horizontal eyes are indicative of her style.  This corn maiden is carved from turquoise.  The body is carved with a corn design and the back is the flowing hair. The piece is in excellent condition.

$ 50.00 $ 40.00
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Kaamasee, Derrick – Turquoise Buffalo Family

This Zuni carving by Derrick Kaamasee is carved from turquoise. There are two buffalo in this highly detailed carving.  There is the larger buffalo and the baby buffalo sitting to the side!  The eyes are inset with jet.  It is a charming piece!

$ 100.00 $ 80.00
Pincion, Herbert – Horse & Sitting Foal Carving

This Zuni carving by Herbert Pincion is carved from spotted travertine.  It is a highly detailed carving with a mare and sitting foal.  For the size, it is wonderfully detailed!

$ 40.00
Namingha, Les – Sikyatki Sunrise Canteen

This is a exceptional large jar by Les Namingha.  Les is a descendant of Nampeyo and learned to make pottery from his aunt Dextra Quotskuyva.  This jar is one of his famous shapes, as it is inspired by a canteen, but reformed with a wider surface for more design.  One side of the jar has a Sikyatki (Hopi pottery from the 1400’s) bird with extended wings. The colors are all reminiscent of Hopi with the black and red and intricate patterns in the body of the piece. The circles are like the reflections of light at sunrise.  As the jar is turned there is the dramatic painted section.  It is a complex compilation of Hopi designs which encompass most of the surface of the jar.  The setting of the white clay and painted surface adds to the dramatic effect.  There is something both modern and very ancient about this jar!  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 3,800.00
Namingha, Les – “Shulawitsi: Zuni Fire Katsina” Jar

This is a fascinating jar by Les Namingha.  The designs on the jar are inspired by Shulawitsi or the Zuni Fire Katsina. The Fire Katsina (see example in the last photo) is usually portrayed by a young boy who carries a fire stick, signifying his responsibility as caretaker of one of the important physical elements of the universe: fire. This jar has circular elements around the top half, which are lightly carved into the clay. The background is black while the circles are all different colors. The bottom of the jar is the opposite, with a white coloration and painted circles.  The colored circles are representative of the fire and the design painted on the katsina mask.  The shape of the jar has a wide shoulder and a light neck.  The jar has a very modern style with very ancient designs.  Les is a descendant of Nampeyo and learned to make pottery from his aunt Dextra Quotskuyva.  It is signed on the bottom.

 

 

 

$ 2,800.00
Namingha, Les – “Zuni Animals Jar” Jar

This is a an awesome jar by Les Namingha.  It’s the shape, texture and design which all mesh perfectly to make for a fascinating piece.  Les says about this jar:

“This jar is from an ongoing Zuni jar series in which I make the pots look old through a process of simulating an aged or relic look.  However, new methods and materials are used to create the “relics”.

The design ideas came from an 1880’s Zuni polychrome clay drum that was painted with depictions of snakes, dragonflies, spotted bears and either bobcats or mountain lions.  These designs have now been placed on a jar with a much smaller opening which makes it dissimilar to the ceremonial purpose of the original model pot.”

Of course, in addition, this jar makes one think of the Zuni “ceremonial” vessels sold to the Indian Art Fund in the 1930’s which ended up being fakes.  But here, Les has more beautifully revised and revived old designs and created a new form for their expression.  As well, the painting of the snakes and especially the bobcats are perfect for Les’s style.  They look ancient and modern at the same time.  So yeah.  It’s awesome!  Les is a descendant of Nampeyo and learned to make pottery from his aunt Dextra Quotskuyva.  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 3,200.00
Kaamasee, Derrick – Apple Coral Elk

This is an exceptionally detailed Zuni carving by Derrick Kaamasee.  It is carved from turquoise. There is an elk standing up on a rock.  There is detail in the fur and the movement.  It is signed on the bottom.

$ 100.00
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King, Charles S., “Spoken Through Clay”

Spoken Through Clay

A NEW  RELEASE SPECIAL:  $95.00, including shipping (US)! Check out the new review in the Denver Post!

 Just a few things which make this book unique!
*   The size!  The book is 11.75″ x 14.25″ and weights over 8 pounds!
*  The photography of the pottery is stunning, emphasizing the individual pieces.
*  Each caption is the artist discussing the individual piece on the page.
*  The artist “biographies” are from interviews with the artists and they discuss their art, culture, lives and history.
*  Organization: The book is not organized by pueblo or family, but entails new ways to think about the future of Native pottery.
*  Printing in Italy gives the book very high quality color and paper.
* The photos of the living artists were taken by Will Wilson using a tin-type process. He was a recipient of the 2107 New Mexico Governor’s Award for the Arts in photography!
*  The book features work by more than 30 contemporary potters and more than a dozen important historic potters.
*  There are essays by myself, Peter Held and Eric Dobkin.  They add to the overall understanding of the project a historic perspective.

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August 18, Pasatiempo Review

“Charles S. King’s new book, Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery in the Southwest, The Eric S. Dobkin Collection, is spectacularly heavy —which is a problem from a practical standpoint, because once you open it, you won’t want to put it down. With dreamy tintype artist portraits by Diné photographer Will Wilson, dazzlingly crisp images from Addison Doty, and intimate first-person essays written by dozens of artists, the book is a visually delicious, intellectually consuming foray into historic and contemporary Southwestern pottery. In short, prepare to swoon.

If you’re thinking of this as a coffee-table book, you’ll need to imagine a decently sized coffee table. The book is more than a foot tall and, when opened, two feet wide, but its outsize appearance belies the often delicate beauty of its contents: hundreds of individual pieces of pottery from Eric S. Dobkin’s exquisitely curated collection — arguably the largest and most important of its kind. Gallery owner, author, and Pueblo pottery expert King designed Spoken Through Clay to be approachable for those unfamiliar with Native American pottery. “In the age of social media, I wanted to make the book both visually striking and personal,” King said. The book opens with essays by King, Dobkin, and curator Peter Held, who calls clay “the most archival of materials … seductive, sensuous, responsive, geologic, and malleable.”

“I wanted the end result of the book to be that the reader would connect with the artists in a personal way, beyond just the art, and understand the time it takes to become an artist, to achieve success,” King said. Sprawling yet intimate, Spoken Through Clay introduces its readers not just to the beauty of Southwestern pottery but also to the fascinating stories of the people who make it.Iris McLister, Pasatiempo

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“It’s one of the things that makes us who we are. It’s what holds our family together. We are a family of potters. It’s our identity. People don’t realize how much work goes into it just processing the clay and making it. You have to do it with your heart.”—Linda Tafoya-Sanchez

 

FEATURED ARTISTS Grace Medicine Flower • Dextra Quotskuyva • Autumn Borts-Medlock • Jody Naranjo • Harrison Begay Jr. • Jordan Roller • Sara Fina Tafoya • Lonnie Vigil • Margaret Tafoya • Steve Lucas • LuAnn Tafoya • Loren Ami • Toni Roller • Popovi Da • Linda Tafoya-Sanchez • Mark Tahbo • James Ebelacker• Yvonne Lucas • Jeff Roller • Lisa Holt • Harlan Reano • Nampeyo • Jacquie Stevens • Nathan Youngblood • Jacob Koopee Jr. • Jennifer Moquino • Christopher Youngblood • Maria Martinez • Tony Da • Tammy Garcia • Virgil Ortiz • Joseph Lonewolf • Johnathan Naranjo • Nancy Youngblood • Les Namingha • Russell Sanchez • Christine McHorse • Richard Zane Smith • Rondina Huma • Susan Folwell • Dominique Toya • Jody Folwell

Spoken Through Clay features the pottery of iconic Native American artists from historic potters Nampeyo and Maria Martinez, to contemporary potters Tammy Garcia, Virgil Ortiz, and many others, are featured in a new book published by the Museum of New Mexico Press. Spoken Through Clay: Native Pottery of the Southwest showcases nearly three hundred pottery vessels from the acclaimed Eric S. Dobkin Collection, covering a wide range of mostly Pueblo artists from the Southwest.

“The physical scale of the vessels combined with the depth of the contemporary collection [is] breathtaking,” says author Charles S. King. The book is part of a “transitional process of looking to the clay, the vessel, and the potter’s voice and allowing the pieces to stand on the merit of their artistic integrity.”

The book includes portraits and voices of renowned potters speaking about their artistry and technique, families, culture, and traditions. Many of the artists are connected by Pueblos, generations, or family members. Dynamic color photography captures the depth and dimension of the pieces, while the artists provide an illuminating perspective through narrative captions. Artists, academics, collectors, family members, and gallerists add additional insight about the lives, historical context, and importance of these potters and their work.

SPOKEN THROUGH CLAY Native Pottery of the Southwest The Eric S. Dobkin Collection
By Charles S. King Essay by Peter Held

Artist portraits by Will Wilson
ISBN: 978-0-89013-624-9

352 pages, 320 color plates, 40 artist portraits

Publication Date: August 01, 2017
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Charles S. King is the author of Born of Fire: The Life and Pottery of Margaret Tafoya, The Life and Art of Tony Da, Virgil Ortiz: Revolt 1680/2180, and numerous articles on Pueblo pottery. He has served on boards of art associations, judged pottery at prestigious events, and lectures about the art form. His business King Galleries represents many of today’s leading Native potters and important historic works in clay. Charles lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

$ 125.00 $ 95.00
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Mahooty, Michael – Rainbow Calcite Bear

This Zuni carving by Michael Mahooty is carved from rainbow calcite.  It is a striking coloration to the stone.  There is an arrowhead carved from mother of pearl and medicine bundle on the back.

$ 25.00 $ 20.00
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Leekya, Freddie – Travertine Coyote

This Zuni carving is by Freddie Leekya.  The coyote is carved from travertine.  There are turquoise inlay for the eyes and coral for the tongue.  The back has an arrowhead as part of the medicine bundle.

$ 50.00 $ 40.00
Leekya, Freddie – Travertine & Turquoise Bird

This Zuni carving is by Freddie Leekya.  The bird is carved from travertine.  There are turquoise inlay for the eyes and on the wings.  The beak is mother of pearl.

$ 50.00
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Haloo, Calvin – Picasso Marble Badger

This Zuni carving is by Calvin Haloo.  The badger is carved from Picasso Marble. It is highly detailed for the body of the piece.  The badger has a realistic appearance.  The arrowhead on the back is carved into the piece and there is an additional turquoise arrowhead on top.

$ 75.00 $ 60.00
Quam, Daphne – Labradorite Badger

This Zuni carving is by Daphne Quam. It is a badger carved from labradorite.  There is a lot of color in the stone!  There is an arrowhead on the back.

$ 28.00
Lementino, Tim – Bear Family

This Zuni carving by Tim Lementino.  It is a group of five bears carved from pipestone.  They each have turquoise eyes.  There is a bundle holding them together from shell and turquoise.

$ 60.00
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Boone, Lena – Turquoise Badger

This Zuni carving by Lena Boone. She is one of the most famous of the traditional Zuni fetish carvers. This badger is carved from turquoise and has a medicine bundle on it back.

$ 40.00 $ 30.00
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Laiwakete, Bernard – Orthocera Fossil Bear with Heartline

This Zuni carving by Bernard Laiwakete is carved from Orthocera fossil.  It has a heartline on one side and the other side it is possible to see the fossils!

$ 80.00 $ 60.00
Laiwakete, Rodney – Heartline Ram and Bird

This Zuni carving by Rodney Laiwakete is carved from agate. There is a Big Horn Sheep which has an inlaid turquoise and moher -of -pearl heartline.  The bird on the back is also carved from agate.  It is attached as a medicine bundle.

$ 50.00
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