Clay Elk Fetish From The Taos Pueblo

Item: 1206

Origin: Taos pueblo
Date: Late 19th to early 20th century

Media: clay

Dimensions: 4.75″ by 1.15″ by 2.65″

Description: This elk was likely related to the relationship between the hunter and the hunted and was perhaps used as a fetish to represent this connection.  I believe the clay has been fired, as the coloration on the surface does not come off easily.

Condition:  Condition is very good with surface wear.

Price: 1150

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