Standing Bear fetish by Vernon Lunasee
Standing Bear Zuni fetish, hand-carved by Zuni artist Vernon Lunasee. The bear is made of black jet polished, with inlay turquoise eyes. Signed on the bottom. It measures 2 1/4" tall, 1 5/8" wide, and 1 1/2" deep.
The bear is one of the most popular fetishes, it symbolizes strength, power, courage, adaptability, and health. Protector from the west.