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Bolo, Inlay, Kachina, Leo Poblano, Vintage, '50's, 1123

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Original Price $1,400.00
Current Price $840.00
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A COLORFUL KACHINA BY THE LATE LEO POBLANO. 

Leo Poblano was a very talented jewelry artisan who was active on the Southwestern jewelry scene from the 1920s until his tragic death in 1959, when he was killed fighting fires in California. This bolo of his features a classic channel inlay kachina using turquoise, red coral, mother of pearl, and black onyx set in sterling silver. The center kachina is framed by sterling silver repousse. The cord is a classic braided leather tipped with sterling silver aiguillettes. 

Leo Poblano (1905 - 1959; Zuni). Active 1920s-1959. Mosaic and channel inlay. He sold most of his work to the trader C. G. Wallace.  Collaborated with his wife, Daisy Poblano. According to his daughter Veronica, Leo Poblano was killed while firefighting in California.
  • artist: Leo Poblano
  • materials: sterling silver, turquoise, mother of pearl, onyx, coral, braided leather cord
  • dimensions: 36" end to end
  • naja: 2 1/2" diameter
  • weight: 35 grams
  • closure: tension lock clasp marked Bennett Pat Pend. C 31
  • condition: nice vintage condition
  • stones are secure in their settings
  • silver has a nice patina
  • style number: JN1123

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