Navajo Silver Cylinder with Zuni Inlaid Butterfly
Artist: Once Known
Dimensions: 3 3/8″L x 3 3/8”H
Tribe: Navajo/ Zuni
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.