The Indian Hunter

Object Number: 
Brown patinated bronze
Overall: 16 x 14 x 10 in. ( 40.6 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm )
Genre figure: Native American holding bow and arrow with dog.
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Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group