Tufa Cast Sterling Bracelet with Butterfly Antenna Forms

Zuni Pueblo

Tufa Cast Sterling Bracelet with Butterfly Antenna Forms, Jewelry by  Zuni Pueblo
  • tufa cast bracelet
  • Zuni cuff
Savvy Price $395.00
Gallery Price $450.00
Title
Tufa Cast Sterling Bracelet with Butterfly Antenna Forms
Artist
Zuni Pueblo
Medium
Sterling silver
Troy ounces
1.26 troy ounces
Size
Will fit a 6" wrist ! Maximum width 1 7/16" at center tapering to 1 16" width. Terminals are 5/16" in width. Interior measurement is 5" with 1 3/8" gap measurement.
Signed
No
Date of creation
1950's
Condition
Excellent
Provenance
KW
Gram weight
39.3 grams
About The Tufa Cast Sterling Bracelet with Butterfly Antenna Forms

Acquired from White Hogan in Scottsdale, Arizona as a Horace Iule bracelet in 1972 from Jon Bonnell.  

This bracelet was an estate cuff belonging to a client who acquired it from Horace Iule directly.

Very unusual unattached butterfly antenna forms.  Graceful with stamped terminals.  Very delicate appearance, but strong and work hardened.  Spans a 6" wrist beautifully.

 

 

About Zuni Pueblo
A Native American tribe, one of the Pueblo peoples, most of whom live in the Pueblo of Zuni on the Zuni River, a tributary of the Little Colorado River, in western New Mexico. Zuni is approximately 35 miles south of Gallup, New Mexico, with a population of about 12,000. Traditionally "Zuni" also references their language. The Zunis are known for their functional pottery used for food and storage, as well as for ceremonial application. They also created kachina dolls. Fetish carvings are a specialty with which this tribe is associated. Miniaturized carvings of fetishes are often a feature of their jewelry, along with labor-intensive inlay work.
Other Works By Zuni Pueblo:
  • Coral Needlepoint Cuff, Jewelry by  Zuni Pueblo
  • Bear Paw Pendant with Ironwood Claws, Jewelry by  Zuni Pueblo
Cultures

Zuni, American Indian

Medium

Jewelry

Subject

Insects

Keywords

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