Rainbow Man Brings Blessings Of Rain

By Florentino Martinez

Animal: Rainbow Man, Material: Fossilized Ivory
This offering is sold.

Rainbow Man, brother of Knifewing, is a powerful symbol in Zuni Pueblo culture, representing the bringer of rain. 

In an exquisite offering, Florentino Martinez's Rainbow Man is carved from one rich piece of fossilized ivory. Sacred Rainbow Man emerges with a sense of movement from a bountiful-laden pottery that's incised with traditional designs. He has turquoise inlaid facial features, arm or bow guards and rings, among other fabulous details. About 2 1/2" tall, 1 3/8" wide and 3/4" deep.