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Southwest Carved Stone Fetish Figure

Auction:
2074
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$4,025$3,500

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

Description:

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

Keywords

Bead, Gemstones, Turquoise