Andres Quandelacy

Son of Ellen and Dixie Quandelacy, Andres started carving in high school. He originated the bear-with-fish fetish and the textured-surface bear fetish and was one of the first to carve standing bears.


Andres Quandelacy
Directional Healing Fetish Set
White Ivory Stone Calcite
Various Dimensions
KMA 2007.42.01

Andres Quandelacy (Zuni)
Bear Fetish
c. 1980-1985
3" x 1"
KMA 2007.37.01

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