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Mother of Pearl, Jet, Turquoise, Coral, Lip Shell Knifewing Channel Inlay Bolo Tie

Louis Chavez III

About The Mother of Pearl, Jet, Turquoise, Coral, Lip Shell Knifewing Channel Inlay Bolo Tie

Half man / Half eagle with stylized wings resembling knives, hence "Knifewing"

He references a spiritual deity wearing a terraced hat.

Savvy Price $1,200.00

Gallery Price $1,450.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Description

Half man / Half eagle with stylized wings resembling knives, hence "Knifewing"

He references a spiritual deity wearing a terraced hat.

About the Artist

Chavez is 20th century Zuni inlay specialist.

Members of the Chavez family are well known for their fetish carvings.

Medium Sterling silver, mother of pearl, jet, turquoise, coral, lip shell
Troy ounces 1.82 troy ounces
Size Knifewing is 2 5/8" X 2 5/8" Dangling face and hat pendants are 3/4" X 3/4"
Signed "Louis Chavez III" in script on back
Date of creation 1977
Condition Excellent (ready to wear)
Turquoise Natural turquoise leaning toward more blue than green
Provenance HR, a Phoenix resident living in Scottsdale now
Gram weight 56.6 grams
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