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Picasso Marble Female Buffalo Dancer by Florentino Martinez

Florentino Martinez

Picasso Marble Female Buffalo Dancer by Florentino Martinez

$ 840.00

A detailed grayish cream Picasso marble female buffalo dancer with a turquoise inlaid mouth and slit style incised eyes. The maiden is carved from one rock by Florentino Martinez and has four rows of three turquoise dots inlaid on both sides of the manta/dress. The female dances with her buffalo masked male counterparts - for usually there are two male dances to one female dancer. The buffalo dance is performed to strengthen the Zuni tribe. The prayers through song and dance are for the entire universe and all living beings as well as the spiritual beings that reside therein.
Artist: Florentino Martinez (signed)
Size: 2 in. wide x 1-1/2 in. deep 3-3/4 in. tall
#57891

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