Rickson Kallestewa is recognized for his off-beat and unique carving style. He has carved this engaging Mountain-lion
from an intriguing alabaster with alternating stripes of semi-translucent grays and oranges. Between its front paws this greatest of hunters clutches an offering bowl that is decorated with an incised Dragonfly
and rainclouds. This bowl holds an offering of two precious blue Corn
kernels. The eyes are inlaid jet, on its back is a tiny point offering. The mouth, nostrils, and claws are incised and darkened with jet paste. About 4" long, 2 3/4" tall, and 1 1/4" wide.