Lot 43: 20th C. Guatemalan Carved Wood "Onda" Slingshots (2)

Artemis Gallery

November 7, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: **Originally listed for 125.

Guatemala, early to mid-20th century CE. This is a pair of wooden slingshots carved into animal shapes. One is of what appears to be an armadillo lying on its stomach; the other, in darker wood, is of a perched bird with long tail and the crest rising from its head as the top of the slingshot. Size: 6.15" L x 0.75" W (15.6 cm x 1.9 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Private Santa Fe, NM collection

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Condition Report: Both have slight age wear and patina, with clear form, intact.
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