White chicken or rooster fetish by Enrike Leekya
Zuni fetish carving of a rooster, by artist Enrike Leekya. It is made of white serpentine, with turquoise eyes, mother of pearl beak, inlay jet in the eyes, and the comb and wattles made of wood. Native American Made. It is 2 3/4" tall, 3/4" wide, and 3 1/4" long. This fetish was handmade by Zuni artist Enrike Leekya, and is signed on the bottom.
Fetishes of domesticated animals like roosters are used to protect their herds and flocks from disease, injury, and death, or to help increase the numbers of their animals. A unique fetish for the collector.