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SIGNED ZUNI, NATIVE AMERICAN STERLING SUNFACE JEWELRY: The first a triple Sunface cuff bracelet by Larry and Lorinda Dickson. The faces are inlaid with tortoise shell, turquoise, spiny oyster, mother of pearl, onyx, etched signature and dated L/L Dickson Zuni 8-27-76. A particularly rare piece as Native American people stopped using tortoise shell in their jewelry in the 1970s.1.5"h x 5.75" inside length. Larry and Lorinda Dickson's work has been published in Zuni: The Art and the People, Vol. 2, by Barbara and Ed Bell, and Zuni Jewelry, by Theda and Michael Bassman 2.) Sunface ring by Ashbarry Gasper inlaid with mother of pearl, turquoise, spiny oyster, turquoise and onyx, size 7, stamped 'A Gasper'. PROVENANCE: From the personal collection of a world traveler and jewelry collector.

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The cuff missing two tortoise shell inlay pieces.

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SIGNED ZUNI STERLING SUNFACE JEWELRY

Estimate $200 - $400Sep 25, 2016
Funk & Wallace, Inc.
114 E. Tarpon Ave. Suite #1
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
United States
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