Lightning Bison

By Vince Chavez

Animal: Bison, Material: Zuni Travertine
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Vince Chavez's Zuni travertine Bison has amazing crystal filled fissures that streak across the piece like lightning. A small portion of inlaid blue/green azurite sits at the rump of the bison like a birthmark. While not a traditional fetish subject for the Zunis, all animals have “medicine” and Bison reminds us of abundance and prayer. This beautifully smooth carving measures about 4 1/4" long, 1 1/12" wide by 3" tall and has bright eyes of inlaid turquoise.