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Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Spotted Corn Katcina

Auction:
2376
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Spotted Corn Katcina, Avatshoya, Hopi, c. second quarter 20th century, the cottonwood male form with elaborate body paint, case mask with frog image on the back, and standing on a large melon, ht. 7 in.

Provenance: Elizabeth Willis DeHuff.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

elaborate body paint, Elizabeth Willis DeHuff, Hopi, Hopi tribe, Kachina, Mask, Native American mythology, Polychrome, Puebloan peoples

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