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POUPÉE KACHINA, HOPI, ARIZONA, USA

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 EUR

POUPÉE KACHINA, HOPI, ARIZONA, USA

POUPÉE KACHINA, HOPI, ARIZONA, USA

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 EUR

POUPÉE KACHINA, HOPI, ARIZONA, USA


haut. 24.3 cm ; 9 ½ in

To request a condition report for this lot, please contact  Simon.Meynen@sothebys.com

 

"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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

Galerie Grimmer Roche, Santa Fe (Nouveau – Mexique)

Collection privée, Suisse

Geneste, Mickeler, Kachina : Messagers des Dieux Hopis et Zuñis, 2011, p. 60-61

Le visage menaçant de cette poupée Kachina, bouche ouverte montrant les dents et yeux ronds très expressifs, permet de la rattacher aux corpus des Kachina d'autorité. L'usure de ses pigments atteste de l'archaïsme de cette œuvre que l'on pourrait dater du tout début du XXe siècle.