09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender

Southwest Carved Stone Fetish Figure

Auction: Sale #2074 - 2074 Location: Bolton Date / Time: September 15, 2001 10:00AM


Southwest Carved Stone Fetish Figure, probably Zia, c. 19th century, the seated figure with relief-carved legs and arms, the head with broad nose, the shallow round eyes possibly inlaid with mica, the chest inlaid with an irregular piece of turquoise, further embellished with a string necklace of early green turquoise beads and abalone pendant, smooth patina from handling, ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: Conn, 1979, p. 230.
Estimate $2,500-3,500