Hopi Native American Indian Kachina Katsina Wood Doll Spirit Hand Carved Painted 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 5 BUSINESS DAYS OF YOUR PAYMENT - I work full time and can only typically ship on Saturday mornings.
Here is a rare and older, c1945 (1940-1950), authentic and well made HOPI KACHINAwhich is in excellent condition for age (some wear/tear, paint loss, and a crack at shoulder- see pics), which displays very well as is! This Kachina is expertly carved, painted and created by a Hopi Native American Kachina Carver / Maker - see last pics signed but difficult to read.
This a fine looking Kachina, with a quality paint job and expert carving, there is a nice patina from age and he has plenty of character. He is made from solid Cottonwood Tree Wood, standing about 11" tall (Not including feathers), and about 4" wide at shoulders. There is some wear as expected from age/use(wear/paint/feather loss), regardless of wear, a valuable and uncommon Hopi Kachina. Please Note the detail in the carving and the paint job.
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 c1945 (1940-1950) Hopi AHOTE 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 - a true and classic Kachina.
Excellent condition for age and a true VINTAGE to ANTIQUE ollector's item!!!!
AND .99 CENT START - a rare and older Kachina in excellent condition!!!!
Guaranteed authentic 1945 range Hopi Kachina, I have close up pics to help viewers with authentication.
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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!!!
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