05-15-2010 05-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2506 Boston
May 15, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Kachina

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 15, 2010 10:00AM


Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Kachina, Hopi, c. 1900, with mud-head mask and arms carved away from the sides, (wood loss), old tag reads "from Indian Trading Post, Petty and Chapman," "Hopi Katchina," and "Mud Katchina Clown" on the reverse, ht. 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Hopi, Hopi mythology, Hopi tribe, Kachina, Mask, Native American mythology, Puebloan peoples