Malachite Grandmother With Corn & Jar

By Talia Quandelacy

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Talia Quandelacy's mother is iconic Zuni artist Faye Quandelacy. Talia's malachite Grandmother (or olla maiden) brings wisdom and serenity. With an overlaid face of fossilized ivory, her features are darkened with jet paste. A warm shawl is incised with star elements. Red coral and turquoise pieces adorn her. Permanently siting a top a base of marble, she holds a stained cottonwood bowl filled with carved spiny oyster, lapis and turquoise Corn. Resting nearby is an 'olla' jar carved of citrine. About 5" long, 3 3/8" wide and 3 5/8" tall. Don't miss this collectible work. Extra shipping charges may apply.