Reversible Fish Friend

By Leland & Daphne Boone

Animal: Fish, Material: Onyx
This offering is sold.
A handsome onyx specimen showcases diagonal layers or striations of rich brown, grey, white and tan hues in Zuni carvers Daphne and Leland Boone's turquoise-eyed fish. Either side of this water creature is uniquely different, so it's like getting two fishes in one. Lightly incised fins and tail are given to this approximate 3" long, 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall awesome work. Leland's mother is Lena Boone whose grandfather was Teddy Weahkee (d), a major carver during the middle decades of the twentieth century. Leland's grandmother, Edna Leki (d) created extraordinary fetish necklaces. Her sister is Dinah Gasper and her brother was carver Anderson Weahkee (d).