Wonderful Phoenix History ca 1960 Valley National Bank Silver & Turquoise Bolo by HARRY SAKYESVA
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Wonderful Phoenix History ca 1960 Valley National Bank Silver & Turquoise Bolo by HARRY SAKYESVA

Code: adva01950vnh

$2,495.00




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ARTIFACT:

This is a Wonderful Piece of Phoenix History. Late 1950's Valley National Bank Silver & Turquoise Bolo by Legendary Hopi Artist HARRY SAKYESVA. Harry Sakyesva (1921 - 1969) was a Hopi artist who was born in Hotevilla, a Hopi village on Third Mesa, Arizona.  Sakyesva translates to "People from the Green Valley."  Snodgrass describes Sakyesva as being "known not only as a painter, but also as a maker of Kachina dolls and as a silversmith."  Sakyesva exhibited at the Museum of New Mexico, Philbrook Art Center, and the Guadalupe Gallery in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Sakyesva was primarily known as a silversmith.  Sakyesva died in Scottsdale on Oct. 22, 1969.

VINTAGE: Circa late 1950's - early 1960's.

SIZE: Approximately Tie: 18-1/2" (totall length: 37") Bolo:1-13/16" x 2-5/16" Tips: 1-7/8" x 3/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Silver, turquoise, leather.

ATTACHMENT: Leather cord.

MARKINGS: "SAKYESVA"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a banking and American Indian collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. RLB COLLECTION ZFJV19 LAAIEX12/18/19 SLBDIEX04/03/23

CONDITION: 9- (Excellent- ): The bolo shows great patina and leather tie shows age of wear, overall very nice southwest design by Hopi Artist HARRY SAKYESVA.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.