Dan Simplicio Silver Box with Inlay

Artist: Attributed to Dan Simplicio (1917-1969)
Dimensions: 8 1/8”L x 5 1/8”W x 2 5/8”H
Tribe: Zuni
Stone: Multi-stone
Material: Sterling Silver

As seen in Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes (Page 86 & 87)

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The abstract geometric imagery seen in this inlay is influenced by Southwestern Pueblo pottery designs. The design and technique employed on this central round medallion has been attributed to Zuni silversmith Dan Simplicio.

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