A Lekeeya carved stone fetish necklace

Second-quarter 20th Century
Comprised of twenty-one carved stone fetish animals, carved from mother-of-pear, turquoise, abalone, and onyx with tubular coral bead spacers, with metal clasp
14" L
57 grams

  • Provenance: The McCormick Collection of American Indian Art
    Sale: the public auction of the McCormick Collection, Phoenix, AZ, March 15-17, 1974, Lot 723, with color illustration in auction catalogue
    The Estate of Loren Ingraham, Montecito, CA
  • Exhibited: Gallup, NW, "Intertribal Indian Ceremonial," 1956
  • Notes: This lot is accompanied by a Second Place ribbon from the Intertribal Indian Ceremonial dated 1956.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with light tarnishing and scratches commensurate with age. Scattered stones with abrasions.

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