Hopi Native American Indian Kachina Katsina Wood Doll Spirit-fine Heheya Ogre For SaleYOU MAY RETURN THIS ITEM FOR ANY REASON IF YOU NOTIFY ME WITH INTENT TO RETURN WITHIN THREE DAYS OF ITEM'S ARRIVAL AT YOUR HOUSE, AND YOU SHIP BACK WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS VIA USPS PRIORITY MAIL (I do not agree with 's 14 day return policy). I SHIP WITHIN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS OF YOUR PAYMENT.
Here is c1960 authentic and well made HOPI HEHEYA OGRE KACHINA which is in excellent condition for age - see pics! This Kachina was made by an expert Hopi maker.
This is a fine looking Kachina, with a quality paint job and expert carving. He is made from solid Cottonwood Tree Wood, standing 8" tall, and about 4" wide at elbows. There is some wear as expected from age/use(expected wear/paint/feather loss) - yet in ExcellentConditionoverall (no cracks or breaks) and stills displays very well! Note the fine yet laborious pose (carrying his sack on back), the Germantown Yarns on wrists, and the 50's era accoutrements and paint job- all original (see pics).
The Kachinas are spirits who live in the San Francisco Peaks (an "extinct" volcano) near Flagstaff, Arizona, they come down at certain times of the year to interact in their various forms with the Hopi People on the three ancient Mesa Pueblos. You can visit the Hopi Mesas to see them dance in their human form, there is even a hotel there now - see the Hopi This is an older Hopi Kachina, and specifically an OGRE KACHINA. These Ogres threaten children to help keep them in line and gather food from villagers throughout the day, redistributing the gatherinngs to the common good of the village in the evening. This Kachina is an excellent example of a well made and classic Heheya! style="font-weight: normal; ">The body is carved from a single piece of the traditional Cottonwood - a tree that grows in washes and canyons where water is more carved and painted by a master Hopi Kachina carver/maker "TM" - a true and classic Kachina.
Excellent condition for age and a true VINTAGE Collector's item!!!!
AND .99 CENT START - a rare and older Kachina in excellent condition!!!!
Guaranteed authentic 1950 range Hopi Kachina, I have close up pics to help viewers with authentication.
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