Zuni Carved Horse Fetish by Ernest Mackel, III
Fascinating horse hand carved from sodalite complete with turquoise eyes by a Zuni artist Ernest Mackel, III. Horses enabled the people to travel further, faster and with less loss of energy so that hunting was more efficient and successful. Horses were a symbol of wealth & were an integral part of a warriors life. A family’s wealth was determined by how many horses he owned. This beautiful beast measures 1.5 inches in length.
A certificate of authenticity is included.