Kugan Jaad (Mouse Woman)

Physical description

Argillite carving of a 'mouse-woman' with protruding ears, and a tail lying across the back. Two abalone inlays for eyes and two on the rump. There are four square bone inlays for front teeth. There is a round red stone inlay below her chin, and four red circles inside a small box carved between her front feet. Artist inscription on base.