Traditional Mountain Lion
Traditional Mountain Lion
Traditional Mountain Lion
Traditional Mountain Lion
Traditional Mountain Lion
Traditional Mountain Lion

Traditional Mountain Lion

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Peter Gasper, Jr. carved this traditional old-style mountain lion from marble with the tail on the back.  It has inlaid turquoise eyes and detailed paws and ears.  The offering bundle is on the side with an arrowhead, heishi, and turquoise beads.  

Size: .75" H x 2.675" L x .675" W

In Zuni Pueblo, mountain lions are the guardians of the north, which is where wisdom lives.  They are sleek hunters who are primarily solitary predators.  Full of grace, they move through life silently and with great power until they want you to hear them.

Traditionally, Zuni carvings are symbolically fed cornmeal.   Each Zuni fetish comes in a box with a descriptive card and a tiny bit of corn meal to tide them over until they reach you.