5 1/4" Lizard with Turquoise Eyes

Clive Hustito

5 1/4" Lizard with Turquoise Eyes, Sculpture by Clive Hustito
  • Hustito fetish
  • Hustito lizard
Savvy Price $50.00
Gallery Price $85.00
Title
5 1/4" Lizard with Turquoise Eyes
Artist
Clive Hustito
Medium
Augite Serpentine
Size
5 1/4" length X 1 7/8" width X 1 1/8" height
Signed
"Clive Hustito" underneath
Condition
Missing outside right front toe, which accounts for this carving's modest price
Provenance
CP
About The 5 1/4" Lizard with Turquoise Eyes

Clive Hustito's comparable carvings are in excess of $200, when in perfect condition.

About Clive Hustito
This Zuni fetish carver "learned on his own after gaining considerable experience carving miniature kachinas and painting in oils and tempera."  The year 1988 was when Clive first began making fetishes, fashioning frogs, badgers, lizards, deer, horses and bears.

Mr. Hustito is cited in The Fetish Carvers of Zuni by Marian Rodee and James Ostler.
Cultures

American Indian, Zuni

Medium

Sculpture, Fetish

Subject

Reptiles, Damage Corner

Keywords

Clive Hustito, Hustito fetish, Hustito lizard