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Southwest Polychrome Carved Wood Kachina

Auction:
2506
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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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, a mud-head doll with arms carved to the sides and canteen hanging down the back, (wood loss), old tag reads "Guaranteed Genuine Indian Hand Made, Hopi," and "Mud Katchina," ht. 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Keywords

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

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