Alan Kessler Gallery

Collecting Kachina Dolls by Alan Kessler

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We have been asked for copies of "Collecting Kachina Dolls 1880-1940" This edition is a hand-printed, transitional state before the third edition. Each copy is signed by the author, Alan Kessler, who holds the world record for a Kachina Doll sold at auction ($294,000), a Hopi Shalako Mana c. 1880 sold at Sotheby's, Native American Indian Art, Lot 20, Dec. 4, 1997.The second,Alan Kessler collection of great kachina dolls will be sold at Sotheby's,New York, May 8,2006 Collecting Kachina Dolls consists of 32 pages that include discussion of: Stylistic Evolution of Hopi Kachinas; Carving, Pigments and Painting; Early Flat Type Infant Doll; Hopi Tungwup Kachina; Characteristics of Kachinas; The Classification of Hopi Kachina Dolls; Artist Collect Kachina Dolls; Aesthetics; Rio Grande Kachina Doll; Zuni Kachina Doll, Saiyataca; and Hopi Bean Dance Figure. Shipping and Handling is $4.05 by Priority Mail, no insurance. International shipping costs exact postage. No return, no refunds.