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White Marble Bird, Eagle by Burt Awelagte - Zuni Fetish Sunshine Studio

Burt Awelagte

White Marble Bird, Eagle by Burt Awelagte

$ 260.00

A white marble eagle with turquoise inlaid eyes carved by Burt Awelagte in an abstract streamlined form. Burt has polished the eagle and added an offering bundle to the top of the back with sinew featuring turquoise and keshi pearl beads surrounding a small shell. The eagle is one of the six animals venerated by the Zuni. The eagle is the prey God of the celestial heavens - he represents conscious enlightenment and clarity. The Zuni believe the creator made the eagle to be a teacher for mankind - and due to their ability to fly the highest; they can send our prayers to the great divine.
Artist: Burt Awelagte (signed)
Size: 5-1/8 in. long x 1 in. wide x 2-5/8 in. tall

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