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Carving, frog

Carving, frog

Artist: Leekya

Department: History
Date: 1939
Medium: Zuni stone, coral, jet
Dimensions:
1 1/2 x 2 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 5.1 x 8.9 cm)
Classification: Personal Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Kenneth Alan Wallace and his children, Andrew, Aaron, Susanna, Megan and Glen
Object number: PC2010.34.4
DescriptionFrog figure made from brownish-gold Zuni Stone by Leekya, 1939. Carved with a pedestal for setting into jewelry. Red coral inlaid nostrils and mouth; black jet inlaid eyes. Four legs and feet visible. Flat base. Given by C.G. Wallace to his son Kenneth, who liked to play in the mud, so Leekya made him a frog, according to Ken.
On view
Label Text:Leekya
A'shiwi A'wan (Zuni)
Frog carving, 1939
Zuni stone, coral, jet
Gift of Kenneth Alan Wallace and his children, Andrew, Aaron, Susanna, Megan and Glen
PC2010.34.4