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LEE AND MARY WEEBOTHEE INLAID BOLO TIE*SOLD*
Lee and Mary Weebothee Inlaid Bolo Tie
 
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Artist: Lee and Mary Weebothee
Circa: Late 1960's
Provenance: Private estate NM

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Lee and Mary are considered, two of the most accomplished silversmiths in the history of Zuni arts. This beautiful bolo tie depicts an ancient Zuni design and is set with natural turquoise, Mediterranean coral, jet and Mother of Pearl. It offers the best of their stone to stone inlay work, with an outstanding silver frame design. The silver tips measure 3" long and are both hallmarked and were assembled with this bolo. The large bolo measures 3 1/2" diameter and is on it original leather. Each piece is hallmarked Zuni, Lee/Mary. Weight 156 grams. This bolo tie is from a private estate.
Their work is published in Zuni Jewelry, the Art and the People, Vol 1 & 2, by Barbara and Ed Bell. Theda Bassman, Northland Publishing Company, Treasures of the Zuni. Theda and Michael Bassman, Zuni: A Village of Silversmiths, University of New Mexico Press. Barton Wright, Hallmarks of the Southwest, Schiffer Publishing LTD, 2000. And many more.

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