Great Hunter

By Christopher Sandoval, Zuni-San Felipe

Animal: Mountain Lion, Material: Mexican Purple Opal
This offering is sold.
Christopher Sandoval, carver Melvin Sandoval's son, has carved this gorgeous Mountain-lion of lovely Mexican purple opal. It has a long tail and turquoise inlaid eyes. Mountain lion (Hokdidasha) is at the top of the food chain and is regarded to be a great hunter and leader. About 3 1/4" long, 1 1/4" wide and 1 1/2" tall.