Ho-ote cow-type kachina mask (Ahote) - Leather - Hopi-style

Ho-ote cow-type kachina mask (Ahote) - Leather - Hopi-style
Early 21st century

Magnificent so-called Cow Mask

In the Hopi style.
Wood, skin, vegetable fibres, feathers and pigments.
Height: 40 cm; Width: 50 cm; Depth: 30 cm; and 60 cm high including the stand.
Age-related wear.
Sold with the stand.
Helmet mask made of skin, with globulous eyes, it presents the characteristics of an animal: elongated ears; a stick made of hair on the summit, and a big muzzle.
It has three colours, the eyes seem to be segmented by two black haloes surrounded of red .

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
Ho-ote cow-type kachina mask (Ahote)
Ethnic group/ culture
Early 21st century
Sold with stand
40×50×30 cm
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