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Marble Medicine Bear Fetish Zuni Indian Stone Animal Carving

Stewart Quandelacy

Marble Medicine Bear Fetish

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$ 139.99

Striking Zuni medicine bear fetish Hand Carved by legendary carver Stewart Quandelacy from a beautiful specimen of marble with turquoise inlaid eyes and heart line. Stewart is the son of Ellen and Dixie Quandelacy and was born in 1949. He started carving in grade school, as did most of his brothers and sisters (Andres, Avery, Barlow, Sandra, Dickie, Wilmer, Faye, and Georgia Quandelacy, and Albenita Yunie). After Naval service in Vietnam, Stewart began carving regularly, starting with stringing fetishes and then progressing to standing fetishes. In the 1970s, he originated and subsequently became famous for this "medicine bear," a highly stylized bear fetish with its zigzag inlaid heartline. Order this museum quality carving now and enjoy! 1 5/8" wide- 1 5/8" tall- 3/8" thick (base). 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee.

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