Hopi Native American Indian Kachina Katsina Wood Doll Spirit-fine Popkot / Deer 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 c1950 authentic and well made HOPI DEER/ANTELOPE KACHINA which is in excellent condition for age - see pics! This Kachina was made by an expert Hopi maker and is stamped on the bottom (looks like Sun Symbol Clan stamp), there is also an eligible faded signature.
This is a fine looking Kachina, with a quality paint job and expert carving. He is made from solid Cottonwood Tree Wood, standing a BIG 15" tall (not including the feather), and about 6" wide at fists. There is some wear as expected from age/use(expected wear/paint/feather loss) - yet in ExcellentConditionoverall (a crack at one shoulder which you can see in pics) and displays very well (stands on its own)! Note the fine yet laborious detail (horns, paint job, carving, etc.), the Germantown Yarns on wrists and side of head, and the 50's era accoutrements-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 c1950 (1940-1960) Hopi Kachina, and specifically a CHOP-SOWI-ING KACHINA. These Kachina dances for all the herbivorous animals and helps bring the rain so the spring grasses grow well. This Kachina is an excellent example of a well made and classic 1950's Era Hopi Cottonwood Carving! 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 (Sun Symbol Clan) - 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.
Please feel free to contact me with questions, to request additional pictures, or to add comments about this item.
If you are worried about the economy now is the time to buy Native American Arts/Crafts - a better investment then the stock market, you can buy low now, and these items always appreciate with time!!!
PLEASE WAIT FOR MY SPECIFIC INVOICE BEFORE PAYING (Ins. & DC may need to be added to invoice), THANKS!!!
On Mar-08-13 at 06:16:13 PST, seller added the following information:
PLEASE SEE MY OTHER KACHINAS LISTED AND EDNING THIS SUNDAY EVE. THANKS! JB
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