Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC0605001

Category: Doll - Kachina

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Hopi

Period: 1925-1950 - ca. 1930

Materials: Cottonwood root, red, black, yellow paint, string, feathers

Description: Hopi polychromed wood Kachina Doll with semi-circular feet, squat legs, arm hugging torso, large cylindrical helmet, with exaggerated ears, holding a spotted lizard in its snout. The whole painted red, black, and yellow in stylized dance costume. This is one of the largest dolls carved by Wilson Tawaquaptewa

Dimensions: Height 15.25 inches 39 cm


Alan Kessler Collection


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale N08210, Lot 69, May 8, 2006

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