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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1086624 (stock #0-ka002)
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Circa 1880...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #819155 (stock #0-ka003)
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Hopi Polychromed cylinder doll c.1880-90. With pop-eyes, snout, hands carved in relief, red stripe, red dots, green copper carbonate case mask. 5" in height. George Blitz collection, New York
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #650319 (stock #0-ka005)
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A Zuni Polychromed Wood Kachina Group, depciting three Koyemsi, or Mud Heads, of classic articulated form and decoration, one, carrying Kianakwe Shikan’ona, White Kianakwe of the East on its back, dressed in a cloth manta, the white painted case mask with concentric bands in numerous colors with white dotted details, the other, carrying a bowl in his hand; possibly a depiction of the Kianakwe Ceremony. Heights: from 10" tp 13.75".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1920 item #631006 (stock #0-ka006)
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c. 1920, 11.25" tall by 3.5" wide. Wood loss on one foot, one foot has been reattached, cracking to the cottonwood on the casemask and rear of the doll; otherwise in very good condition considering the age. Some paint loss.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1086626 (stock #0-ka007)
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Probably a representation of Hahai-i Wu-uti, the "Kachina Mother", who appears as a principal actor in the "Water Serpent Ceremony", and at other dances, such as the "Niman Kachina Dance", of unusually large scale, standing on diminutive legs with arms bent and held to the front in typical dancing posture, wearing traditional black dress, woven sash with crisscrosses, and white manta draped over the right shoulder and at the front, her sculpted head with flattened facial plane, perpendicular nos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1098552 (stock #0-ka008)
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A rarely carved secular version of the Buffalo Dance figure. Circa 1920. Having secular eyes, a buffalo dance headdress with horns, kilt, arm bands, and moccasins, and wearing a decorative, wooden, tail-like appendage. Excellent condition with only minor paint loss. In the four decades that I've been collecting and dealing kachinas, this is the first Buffalo Dance figure I've had. Dimensions: 8 1/2" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1098553 (stock #0-ka009)
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Hopi Hemis Kachina doll with tablita. Circa 1880-1890. Minor paint and wood loss. Dimensions: 14 1/4" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1098555 (stock #0-ka010)
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Zuni Grandmother kachina wearing animal-fur white hair, earrings, a woman's dress with belt, traditional Zuni leather moccasins, and articulated arms. Early 20th century. Dimensions: 16 1/2" tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #795087 (stock #0-ka011)
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Rare Zuni Owiwi Hunchback Katchina, circa 1890-1900. Size: 10 1/2 inches, with pop-eyes, articulated arms, buckskin blouse and leggings, black case mask, untouched -- no restoration. Provenance: Tad Tribal Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. George Blitz Collection, New York State.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1111855 (stock #0-ka012)
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A miniature hand-carved Hopi Kachina circa 1940. With red, painted ears, a case mask painted half yellow and half blue, white, red, and yellow throughout, with a white and blue necklace, and carved, split legs. This is not a Route 66 Kachina, as indicated by it's split legs and hand carving. 3 1/8" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1111858 (stock #0-ka013)
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A miniature hand-carved Hopi Kachina doll circa 1940. With two wool hair suspensions hanging from the case mask painted in blue. Red, yellow, white, and black painted body, with blue feet, and carved, split legs. This is not a Route 66 Kachina as indicated by the split legs and hand carving. 3 1/4" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114309 (stock #0-ka014)
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A Hopi wood Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting Chakwaina. A description from "Hopi Kachina Dolls", by Harold Colton, page 57, "Black face mask with woolly lamb skin hair, half-moon shaped eyes, and red tongue hanging out of mouth. Buckskin or kachina kilt, sash, fox skin, and green moccasins. Body painted black with yellow shoulders, forearms, and lower legs. Carries rattle and bow and arrows. Appears in Pamuya at First Mesa. [Originally] a Zuni Kachina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114311 (stock #0-ka015)
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A wood Hopi Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting the Hemis Kachina. A description from "Hopi Kachina Dolls", by Harold Colton, page 50-51, "Case mask, of which half of the face is painted green and the other half pink, or it may be all white. Surmounted by an elaborate tableta painted with phallic and cloud symbols. Douglas fir ruff. Kilt, sash, woman's belt, fox skin, red moccasins. Hank of blue yarn across one shoulder and chest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114320 (stock #0-ka016)
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A wood Hopi Hunter Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. It is hand-carved by a Hopi native, mounted on a wooden stand and was given out as a "trophy" by the Valley National Bank. There is a description printed on the bottom which reads, "VALLEY NATIONAL BANK FIVE BUY FIVE CLUB...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114528 (stock #0-ka017)
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A polychrome Hopi Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting Palhik Mana (Butterfly Kachina Maiden). A description from "Hopi Kachina Dolls", by Harold Colton, page 48,"White face mask with triangular hachured areas or red spots on cheeks. Chin painted with lines radiating from the mouth, and each triangle so made is painted with a different color. Elaborate tableta. Costume may be a white, embroidered ceremonial robe and a kilt worn like a blouse, or a black dress and a maiden's shawl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114532 (stock #0-ka018)
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Chusona, a Hopi wood Snake Dance figure from mid-twentieth century. Polychromed, with a black and white painted face, snake grasped with both hands and held securely by a partially open mouth. Buckskin kilt, sash, and shoes, and metal suspensions. 15 1/4" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114535 (stock #0-ka019)
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A San Juan carved wood figure from mid-twentieth century. Secular carving of the Deer Dancer. Excellent condition. 12 1/4" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1114540 (stock #0-ka020)
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A Zuni hand-carved Kachina doll from mid-twentieth century. Depicting Saiyatasha, the Longhorn Kachina (or Rain Priest of the North) from the Shalako ceremony, with articulated arms bent at the elbows, wearing boots, fringed leggings, kilt and cape, holding a bow in his left hand, a cluster of painted triangular implements suspended from his right hand, with a thick ruff decorated with a checkered pattern, surmounted by a helmet head with exaggerated projecting ears and painted rectangular eyes...