one symbolic ceremonial dancing kachina, mother of pearl, turquoise, coral, and onyx inlay, 2 x 2-1/2 in., tested sterling silver, inside measurement 5-1/2 in., 79.6 grams; 30 needlepoint turquoise, approx. 8.0 x 2.0mm, mother of pearl, onyx, malachite, and coral inlay, marked " B.WAATSA" "ZUNI", sterling silver, hand stamped, inside measurement 5-1/4 in., 38.7 grams
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approx. five turquoise are broken in the needlepoint, onyx has some scratches
Private Collection, New Mexico