White raven with berry in its mouth, by Calvert Bowannie, white marble with turquoise
Zuni fetish carving of a crow or raven with a berry in its mouth, made of white marble with turquoise inlay eyes and decorative accents with a coral berry in it's mouth. Native American Made. It is 2 3/4" long, 1 1/4" tall, and 1 1/4" wide. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Calvert Bowannie and is signed on the bottom.
Bird fetishes were thought to carry prayers to the sky asking for rain and blessings.