Here is a vintage and unique HOPI KOSHARI CLOWN (PAIYAKYAMU) Kachina which is in EXCELLENT CONDITION FOR AGE - A WELL CARVED / PAINTED NATIVE AMERICAN COTTONWOOD KATSINA CARVING. A very nice and collectible vintage Hopi Katsina Doll, made from solid Cottonwood.
This is a fine looking Kachina, with a great workmanship, a superior paint job, and expert overall carving. He is made from solid Cottonwood Tree Wood standing TALL, at about 13 1/2" tall, and 5 1/2" wide at fists. This Kachina is in Excellent Condition for age with no notable damage! This Kachina, as you can see, displays extremely well and is a beautiful, very collectible piece of Hopi Native America.
The body is carved from a single piece of the traditional Cottonwood - a tree that grows in washes and canyons where water is more consistent. >>>>>><<<<< THIS KACHINA IS A CHUCHKUT OR CLOWN, WHICH ARE IMPORTANT CHARACTERS FOR THE HOPI - THEY REPRESENT BOTH THE SACRED AND THE PROFANE. THE KOSHARI APPEAR THROUGHOUT ALL THE PUEBLOS OF THE SOUTHWEST FROM RIO GRANDE VALLEY TO HOPI. THIS IS A VERY COLLECTIBLE AND SPECIFICALLY HOPI PUEBLO KOSHARI CLOWN. Expertly carved and painted by a master Hopi Kachina carver/maker!
Excellent condition for age and a true Collector's item! Please feel free to contact me with questions, to request additional pictures, or to add comments about this item. The item "KOSHARI HOPI NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN KACHINA KATSINA Wood Doll EXCELLENT & RARE" is in sale since Thursday, January 28, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Dolls & Kachinas". The seller is "djembe61" and is located in Oakland, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.