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Green Snail Shell Eagle with Maiden by Daryl Chopito

Daryl Chopito

Green Snail Shell Eagle with Maiden by Daryl Chopito

$ 75.00

A green snail shell eagle carved by Daryl Chopito protecting two corn maidens. The eagle is placed at the top of the shell with turquoise inlaid eyes and jet inlaid nostrils. There is a turquoise Zuni sun face with jet features placed next to the eagle with five incised eagle feathers bustles below it - inlaid with five lapis & coral dots. Two corn maidens are incised below the bustle - one on each side. Both maidens have jet features, incised corn rows and a turquoise and coral dot. There's a small turquoise base adding stability with turquoise chips inlaid around the juncture as well as inside the shell.
Artist: Daryl Chopito (signed)
Size: Including Base: 2-3/8 in. long x 2-1/4 in. wide x 2-1/2 in. tall
#56386

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