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Polychrome Jasper Maiden by Claudia Peina

Claudia Peina

Polychrome Jasper Maiden by Claudia Peina

$ 210.00

A fantastic corn maiden carved in a plump Venus of Willendorf style out of a big piece of red sienna, fiery red orange, green and gray polychrome jasper. Carved by Claudia Peina with jet inlaid eyes and a turquoise mouth - there are broad abstract lines creating the incised corn rows and 4 turquoise dots are inlaid under the chin; creating a cross. The maiden symbolizes abundance, fertility and feminine energy & the corn maiden is venerated in Zuni for giving up her life for the health of the community.
Artist: Claudia Peina (signed)
Size: 2-3/4 in. long x 2-1/8 in. wide x 4 in. tall

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