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Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Kachina

Auction:
2506
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$3,200$2,700

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

Description:

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

Keywords

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

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