Valentino Banteah (1955- ) and Matilda Banteah (1955- )
Husband-and-wife team Valentino and Matilda Banteah have been producing overlay inlay jewelry since 1973. He does the silverwork, while she does the stonework. Valentino is the brother of Albert Banteah. Valentino and Matilda sign their work VMB.
Valentino and Matilda Banteah (Zuni)
Buckle
Silver and turquoise
n.d.
4 in. x 3 in.
KMA 89.016.992
 
Valentino and Matilda Banteah (Zuni)
Bracelet
Silver, coral, mother-of-pearl, abalone, turquoise
n.d.
2.25 in. x 6.75 in.
KMA 89.016.687
 
Valentino and Matilda Banteah (Zuni)
Buckle
Silver and turquoise
no date
4 in. x 3 in.
KMA 89.016.992
 

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http://www.burchardgalleries.com/auctions/2005/aug2805/01images/l333.htm

Sources:

Bassman, Theda. Zuni Jewelry. West Chester, Pa.: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1992, p. 38-39.
Levy, Gordon. Who’s Who In Zuni Jewelry. Denver, CO: Western Arts Publishing Co., 1980, p. 23.
Ostler, Rodee, and Milford Najohai. Zuni: A Village of Silversmiths. Zuni, NM: Zuni A:Shiwi Publishing, 1996, p. 135-136.
Schaaf, Gregory. American Indian Jewelry 1: 1200 Artist Biographies. Santa Fe, NM: CIAC Press, 2003, p. 68-69.
Wright, Barton. Hallmarks of the Southwest. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2000. p. 24.