2022-10  Small bear effigy

2022-10 Small bear effigy

This is a small Hopi/Tewa clay effigy, a form not often seen at First Mesa.  Its size, shape and subject are more often seen as carved stone fetishs from Zuni.  It is  included in this collection since its maker, Kenneth Lynch, is the son of Nyla Sahmie.  A 1983...