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Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Doll

Auction:
3043B
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3043B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Doll, together with a matted watercolor portrait of the "Hopi Chief at old Oraibi" by Grosselfinger, the chief gave Grosselfinger the katsina doll in 1955 when the portrait was done, included is a patch and a photo taken at the time, ht. of katsina 9 1/2, portrait 19 1/2 x 25 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Repaired "ear". Some surface loss.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Grosselfinger, Arizona, Hopi, Kachina, Katsina, Oraibi, Arizona, Western United States

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