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Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Ogre

Auction:
2376
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Ogre, Tsaveyo, Hopi, c. first half 20th century, the rare twisted cottonwood form carrying a bow in one arm, the other arm lifted up, showing male genitalia, and carrying a captured child on his back, horsehair attachments, old tag on back, ht. 9 in.

Provenance: Elizabeth Willis DeHuff.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Elizabeth Willis DeHuff, Bow, Hopi, Horsehair, Puebloan peoples

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