Navajo Silver Box with Zuni Inlay Rainbow Man


Artist: Once Known

Dimensions: 7 1/4”L x 5 1/4”W x 2”H
Tribe: Zuni/Navajo
Signed: Hallmark of arrow (unknown)
Stone: Multi-stone
Additional Info: Artist worked for C.G. Wallace
Price: $25,000.00

As seen in the Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes book (Page 45 & 47)

The success of Knife Wing figures was closely followed by stone mosaics of the Rainbow Man, another being from Zuni traditional stories. Like its recently established predecessor, the Knife Wing, Rainbow Man quickly appeared as jewelry and on boxes. Reproduced at various levels of complexity, the Rainbow Man dances amid gathering storm clouds.

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