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Southwest Polychrome Wood Kachina Doll

Auction:
2074
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$2,070$1,800

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

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Wood Kachina Doll, Hopi, first quarter 20th century, the typical form with painted kilt, red and yellow body paint, the large white case mask with protruding ears, snout, and "Popeyes," with black and red stepped devices connecting eyes and ears, ht. 10 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

red and yellow body paint, red stepped devices, Hopi, Hopi mythology, Hopi tribe, Kachina, Mask, Native American mythology, Polychrome, Puebloan peoples