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Robert Weahkee

RU03 Robert Michael Weahkee antler altar figure

80.00

ROBERT MICHAEL WEAHKEE ANTLER ALTAR FIGURE CARVING
Robert Michael Weahkee, Zuni, created this altar figure from antler, similar to the manner of figures his family created when he was growing up. As is the course of nature, the inherent curve of the material dictated the final shape of this very affordable Zuni carving
4 3/4" x 1" x 1"   

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The Weahkie family has deep roots in Zuni fetish carving tradition, from Teddy Weahkee to Edna Leki to Lena Boone and Dinah Gasper to the generation of Evalena Boone, Leland Boone and Debra Gasper, and to Robert Michael Weahkee, whose work is represented here.

We were fortunate to acquire this Zuni altar figure, and three others he created, when his aunt, Lena Boone, pulled them out here car during a visit with us in Santa Fe, New Mexico