Bats flying from tree stump fetish by Ruben Najera
Bats flying from tree stump fetish by Ruben Najera, made of shed antler and shell. The artist's signature is on the bottom. The Bats are shown emerging from a tree trunk, and its carved capturing the action like a shutter on a camera. The delicate bats are carved from shell. Simply perfection in the carving.
To the Zuni, bats represent the guardians of the night, and they are also pollinators. They see in the dark and can see what others can't.
Measurements: approximately 2 1/4" tall, 3" wide, and about 2 1/8" deep.