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Dolomite Mountain Lion by Marnella Kucate

Marnella Kucate

Dolomite Mountain Lion by Marnella Kucate

$ 75.00

A pink, mauve, orange, red sienna and gray veined dolomite mountain lion with turquoise inlaid eyes carved by Marnella Kucate, the niece of Lorandina Sheche - in the traditional Zuni style preserved to memory by the anthropologist Frank Hamilton Cushing. There's a big clam shell arrowhead mounted on top with one branch coral, 2 turquoise beads and heishi. For the Zuni, the lion represents the guardian to the north & is the master hunter, revered for its intelligence, prowess & strength of will.
Artist: Marnella Kucate (signed)
Size: 2-3/8 in. long x 5/8 in. wide x 1-1/8 in. tall

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