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Antler Olla Maiden by Claudia Peina - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Claudia Peina

Antler Olla Maiden by Claudia Peina

$ 745.00

A large olla/water jar maiden carved with jet and coral features by Claudia Peina. Claudia has carved the jar from the same antler, then added fourteen turquoise and thirteen coral dots between incised lines that have been inlaid with jet. Claudia has inlaid a sixteen dot squash blossom necklace and a sash that holds five dots. The maiden wears a small cloak that is full of geometric lines that are inlaid with jet as well as twelve turquoise, eight coral and four pen shell dots. Maidens" symbolize abundance, fertility and feminine energy and the corn maiden is venerated in Zuni for giving up her life for the health of the community. This is a show stopper,people.
Artist: Claudia Peina (signed)
Size: 2-5/8 in. wide x 1-1/2 in. deep x 9-5/8 in. tall

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