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Six Southwest Painted Wood Kachina Dolls

Auction:
2074
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$6,900$6,000

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

Description:

Six Southwest Painted Wood Kachina Dolls, probably Acoma, c. 19th century, the highly stylized flattened forms painted in black with pinched rectangular mouth, tapering slit eyes, black coiffures, and traces of red pigment on two faces, ht. of tallest 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Southwest Painted Wood Kachina Dolls, Dolls, Hopi tribe, Kachina, Native American art, Native American mythology