Navajo Silver Cylinder with Zuni Inlaid Butterfly

Artist: Once Known
Dimensions: 3 3/8″L x 3 3/8”H
Tribe: Navajo/ Zuni
Stone: Multi-stone
Material: Silver
Price: Not For Sale

As seen in the Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes book (Page 59 & 61)

The main body of this box has vertically aligned stamped designs that fit with their use as standing cigarette boxes. The expanding repertoire of subject matter used on boxes can be seen here, with butterflies accompanied by geometric and celestial designs.