Skunk fetish by Bernie Laselute, Zebra marble
Skunk fetish by Zuni artist Bernie Laselute, made of Zebra marble, with inlay turquoise eyes. Signed on the bottom.
Skunk carvings are not used in Zuni religious traditions, but the artists like to carve all different animals as a challenge, and as an example of the carvers' ingenuity, skill, and adaptability.
Measurements: It measures 1 1/2" wide, 3/4" tall, and 1/2" wide.