Red marble bighorn sheep by Andres Quandelacy
Native American Zuni fetish carving of a bighorn sheep, made of a red marble with coral inlay eyes and heart line design. It is 2 1/4" wide, 1 3/8" tall, and 1/2" deep at the widest part (horns). This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Andres Quandelacy. Each fetish is handmade, and the color of the turquoise may vary slightly from the picture.
Bighorn sheep are a game animal to the Zuni, and these fetishes are carved to help in hunting these animals for food and clothing.