Origin: Zuni, unknown maker
Date: First half of the 20th C.
Media: Antler, turquoise and shell (as the arrowhead)
Dimensions: 2.15″ long, 1.5″ tall
Description: This antler fetish is of a bear and has turquoise eyes as well as a spiny oyster shell cut arrowhead on its back. He has a very sweet and appealing look about his face.
Provenance: This single fetish was acquired along with 14 others, all from the Tres Compadres Ranch of the McMahon family of Houston, TX. Patricia Bennett McMahon (1929-2017) and her sister had one of the early art galleries in Santa Fe, NM.