HOPI FIGURE
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HOPI FIGURE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

HOPI FIGURE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

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Lot Details

Description

HOPI FIGURE


Depicting a Seated Woman

Circa 1910

Length: 5 ⅛ in (13 cm); Height: 5 ½ in (14 cm)

Cottonwood, pigments

Condition Report

Very good condition overall, with wear consistent with age and use. Minor nicks, chips, scratches, losses and abrasions throughout. Minor age cracks under legs. The surface and pigment well-worn, as visible in the catalogue illustration.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

George Terasaki, New York, acquired in the 1970s

Literature

Alexandra Pascassio and George Terasaki, Kachina: George Terasaki Collection, Paris, 2008, n.p., cat. no. 19

Catalogue Note

Carvings such as this are often playful expressions made by kachina carvers as gifts for family members or friends. From her hairstyle, we know that the woman is married.

Sculpture from the Collection of George Terasaki
Live Auction Begins:19 Nov 2019 | 07:00 PM GMT