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Alabaster Bird, Eagle With Rabbit by Tony Mackel

Tony Mackel

Alabaster Bird, Eagle With Rabbit by Tony Mackel

$ 110.00

A detailed large brownish cream alabaster eagle has it's prey - a rabbit clutched in its talons. Carved by Tony Mackel, the brother of Ernie Mackel; the eagle and rabbit both have turquoise inlaid eyes and teach us a lesson in stone about the circle of life. The Zuni believe the creator made the eagle to be a teacher for mankind - the eagle is the guardian & master of the sky. The rabbit however is food for predators; their medicine teaches us to live life to its fullest for our physical forms are transitory.
Artist: Tony Mackel (signed)
Size: 3-1/4 in. long x 2 in. wide x 4-5/8 in. tall
#55608

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