Zuni Bird With Overlaid Feathers

By Freddie Leekya

Animal: Bird, Material: Picasso Marble
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Freddie Leekya's grandfather was iconic Zuni carver Leekya Deyuse (d). Carved of Picasso marble, Freddie's peaceful bird has alert eyes of inlaid turquoise and pen shell. Its tail feathers are accented with an incised, gold lip shell overlay. Turquoise pieces are overlaid on the shoulder area of this approximate 4 1/2" long, 1 1/4" wide and 2" tall feathered friend.