Doll (2) - Wood - Kachina - Hopi-style

Description
Doll (2) - Wood - Kachina - Hopi-style
Early 21st century - Good

Kachina puppet.

Originally the Kachinas or Katchinas (sometimes written Katsina or Katsinam) are spirits in the mythology of the Hopi and the Zuñis Indians from New Mexico and Arizona, in the southwest of the United States. Spirits of fire, rain, snakes, or even playful and mischievous spirits, which are benevolent or evil... A sort of inventory of the visible and invisible worlds. Six months a year, during ritual festivities, these spirits are embodied in masked and costumed dancers. Wooden puppets painted in vivid colours, also named Kachinas, and representing these dancers, are offered to the children at the end of the celebrations, so that they become familiar with the world of spirits.

Height 30 cm

Width 20 cm.

More details on the pictures.

I ensure the shipment within 3 days maximum with the colissimo tracking number.

I can deliver it for free in Île-de-France.

Thank you.


US law forbids the sale of sacred objects of Amerindian art. The artefact offered in this auction is a reproduction in the style of Amerindian tribes.

Lot details
Total nr of items
2
Object
Doll
Indigenous object name
Kachina
Ethnic group/ culture
Hopi-style
Material
Wood
Period
Early 21st century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
18×30×6 cm
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