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Serpentine Bobcat by Lorandina Sheche - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Lorandina Sheche

Serpentine Bobcat by Lorandina Sheche

$ 84.00

A yellow brown manilla colored serpentine bobcat with turquoise inlaid eyes carved by Lorandina Sheche to mimic the early carving found in Frank Hamilton Cushing's color plate number VI - the wildcat/bobcat depiction found in the Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology - submitted to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute in 1880 - 1881. The bobcat is the Zuni prey God of the south and is honored by the Zuni for being elusive, intelligent & a solitary and independent hunter.
Artist: Lorandina Sheche (signed)
Size: 3 in. long x 3/4 in. wide x 1 in. tall

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