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PICTURE JASPER BEAR FETISH BY PETER GASPER ZUNI

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Zuni fetish carver, Peter Gasper made this splendid bear.  Hand carved out of Picture Jasper with Turquoise inlaid eyes and a Turquoise, Mother of Pearl Shell, Coral, and Shell bundle.  The bear is considered Guardian of the West by the Zuni, and they represent strength, courage, and healing and protection.  Signed

1  1/4” tall x 2  5/8” long x 3/4” wide

Zuni fetishes are carvings made from various materials by the Zuni people.  Traditionally, fetishes served a ceremonial purpose for their creators and they represented animals and figures that were part of their culture.  Today, as a form of Native American Art, they are sold to collectors worldwide.  With a myriad of materials like turquoise, shell, jet, marble, serpentine, and much more, Zuni fetish carvers are able to create carvings in a style of their own.

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Weight .5 lbs
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