NA-3809 Zuni Turquoise Fetish
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In the form of an animal (frog-bear[?]), with medicine bundle of old hide, shells, abalone and turquoise, circa 1890-1900. Height: 3.3 in. (8.4 cm.); Length: 5.5 in. (14 cm.); Weight: Over 1 lb. (approx. 0.5 kilos of high quality turquoise).
Provenance: The Proctor Stafford Collection,
Los Angeles, California
Exhibited: Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art, Nelson Gallery of Art - Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977.
Published: Ralph T. Coe, Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art, P. 249, Cat. No. 725a, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1976, Nelson Gallery Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, 1977.s