Red-Winged Blackbird

By Edison Bobelu

Animal: Red-Winged Blackbird, Material: Jet
This offering is sold.
Frequenting a Zuni reservoir, Edison Bobelu's splendid red-winged blackbird has wings overlaid with lovely apple coral. Bright turquoise inlaid eyes and nice feather etching exist in this striking bird carved from jet. Red-winged blackbirds are abundant in New Mexico's water sources. Males are identifiable by the red and yellow patch of feathers on their shoulders. About 1 1/4" tall, 5/8" wide and 1 3/8" deep.