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Picasso Marble Bird, Eagle by Donovan Laiwakete

Donovan Laiwakete

Picasso Marble Bird, Eagle by Donovan Laiwakete

$ 120.00

A brown, tan, and grayish cream Picasso marble eagle with turquoise inlaid eyes, carved by Donovan Laiwakete with its wings lifted upright in one simplified form. Donovan has added an offering bundle around the simplified talons/base. He has also inlaid 3 turquoise dots above a gold-lip, spiny oyster, turquoise and jet inlaid Zuni sun face - both are placed on the front side of the joined wings. There's great detail work on the wings and feathers are implied all over the carving with incised lines. The Zuni believe the creator made the eagle to be a teacher for mankind - the eagle is the guardian & master of the sky - revered for its power, strength & dynamic grace.
Artist: Donovan Laiwakete (signed)
Size: 2 in. long x 5/8 in. wide x 3-1/4 in. tall
#56846

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