Zuni Fetish - Turqoise Bears : Herbert Davis : ZF-2
Zuni Fetish : Bears at Play Artist Herbert Davis Turquoise
Vintage Museum Quality Fetish. This one has been in Steve’s collection.
Large : 4″ x 3″ X 3 1/2″ : 11 oz
Indian fetishes represent the spirits of animals or different forces of nature and are hand carved. The North American Indians used fetishes in an effort to master forces beyond their control.
Here we have a museum quality piece for sale. Out of a stone of rugged green turquoise, Herbert Davis has carved Bears at play. This is a large piece by fetish standards, and measures 4" x 3" x 3-1/2" and weighs 11 oz.