Mask - Feathers, Wood - Kachina - Hopi-style

Description
Mask - Feathers, Wood - Kachina - Hopi-style
Early 21st century - Good

Kachina Mask in the Hopi Style, in wood

The Kachinas
Kachinas are spirits in the mythology of the Hopi Indians of 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 incarnated in masked and costumed dancers.


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
Object
Mask
Indigenous object name
Kachina
Ethnic group/ culture
Hopi-style
Material
Feathers, Wood
Period
Early 21st century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
37×20×3 cm
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