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Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Doll

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Hopi Polychrome Carved Wood Katsina Doll, c. 1940s, Tasap katsina, tall case mask with long snout, head decorated with horsehair and turkey feathers, with one ear and with knees bent, ht. 8 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Michael Krammerer collection.
Estimate $800-1,200


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

Michael Krammerer, Arizona, Hopi, Hopi mythology, Mask, Native American religion, Native American tribes in Arizona, Western United States, Turkey

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