Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery
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Fri, Sep 22, 2023 12:30PM EDT - Fri, Sep 29, 2023 12:00PM EDT
Lot 11

NO RESERVE Pair of Jemez and Zuni Polychrome Owl Figurines c. 1980s

Estimate: $150 - $300

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Descriptions/Measurements from left to right:

(1.) Jemez Polychrome Owl Figure c. 1980s, 3.25" x 1.5" x 2.5". Signed "DSL Jemez"on the bottom.

(2) Zuni Polychrome Owl Figure c. 1987, 4.5" x 3.75" x 3.75". Signed "I. Nahonai" and dated 1987 on the bottom.


Each piece shows some minor abrasions, but otherwise in very good condition.

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Ex private collection, Arizona. The owner was an archaeologist who lived in old Laguna in the summer of 1979 while she recorded, drew and measure the kiva for the Department of the Interior.