Thursday, May 14, 2015

10 Works, American Indian Art

A HOPI COTTONWOOD KACHINA DOLL
c. 1930
wood, paint, fiber, cotton string
Height: 10 ¾ inches overall

A HOPI COTTONWOOD KACHINA DOLL
Possibly Otto Pentewa
c. 1940
wood, paint, wool yarn, cotton, commercial leather
Height: 14 inches

A HOPI COTTONWOOD KACHINA DOLL
Wakas, or Cow Kachina
c. 1940
wood, paint, wool yarn, cotton string
Height: 9 inches

A HOPI COTTONWOOD KACHINA DOLL

Palhik Mana, or Butterfly Maiden

c. 1930

wood, paint, cotton string

Height: 10 inches

Hopi Polychrome Wood Kachina Doll Depicting Kau-A, Arizona
wood, trade cloth, horse hair, wool yarn, natural and commercial pigments.
12 in. height by 5 in. width by 4 in. depth 

Hopi Polychrome Wood Kachina Doll Depicting Sio Hemis, Arizona
wood, natural and commercial pigments.
20 in. height by 6 in. width by 4 in. depth

Zuni Polychrome Wood Kachina Doll Depicting Hillili, New Mexico
wood, hide, cotton trade cloth, mineral and commercial pigments.
12 in. height by 4 in. width by 2 1/2  in. depth

Okvik Human Figure, Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, Circa 250 to 100 B.C.
walrus ivory.
5 1/2  in. length by 2 in. width

Old Bering Sea Human Effigy, Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, Circa 100-500 A.D.
walrus ivory.
length 4 in. by 2 1/2  in. width

Punuk Human Figure, Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska, 500-1200 A.D.
walrus ivory.
7 in. height by 2 in. width


Acknowledgement: Sothebey's