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Southwest Polychrome Wood Kachina Figural Group

Auction:
2074
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$7,475$6,500

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Auction:
Sale #2074 - 2074
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
September 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Wood Kachina Figural Group, probably Hopi or Zuni, representing Mud Head Clowns, the bottom clown with black kilt and relief carved arms surmounted by another with no kilt, both with sack masks, the paired eyes and mouth in low relief, traces of pale red earth pigment overall, (the bottom figure with fragmentary feet), ht. 11 1/2 in. Literature: See Richard Conn, Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum, 1979, p. 233.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Mud Head , Southwest Polychrome Wood Kachina Figural Group, Denver Art Museum, Richard Conn, Clown, Hopi, Hopi tribe, Kachina, Kilt, Mask, Native American art, Native American mythology, Puebloan peoples, Zuni