Hopi Buffalo Kachina Doll By Artist Keith Torres KS41825

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: $1,999.98

Special Price $999.99

Kachina is approximately 10" tall including a 1-1/2" base, and 5" wide at widest points.

Great proportion, and amazing detail.

The Buffalo Dancer or Kocha Mosairu is not a Kachina, but rather a social dancer. It is usually seen in ceremonies in January on First Mesa. It is a doll that most carvers do not mind doing as part of their repertoire. His popularity began from the works of Alvin James Makya who made one of the first dolls. It is now a favorite among collectors. All animals are an important part of the Hopi culture, they are believed to provide guidance, health, and protection.

Award winning artist Keith Torres and his work, can be seen in the book, "Katchina Dolls and Their Carvers" by Theda Bassman. He is one of the most creative Hopi Carvers around. With his own style of carving, Keith has shown an incredible art talent, his carving and detailing combination have produced among the best Kachina dolls to date. He puts a lot of time and effort into his Kachina Dolls, trying to make them as perfect as he sees them in his own mind. Starting in 1985, Keith was taught how to carve by Edward Poleahla. One of the things he enjoys most in the creation of a Kachina doll is the painting. Keith was born on December 14th, 1963 in Window Rock, Arizona. He is a part of the Coyote and Fire Clans of the Hopi Tribe.

This Kachina Doll is made of cottonwood root and is signed on the side of the base "Keith Torres". If you would like to see a picture of the signature on the bottom of the base or more pictures of the doll please let us know. WE ARE PROUD TO BRING YOU ANOTHER AMAZING HOPI KACHINA DOLL!!!!!! DOLLS LIKE THIS ONE, ARE THE REASON WE ARE THE #1 NATIVE AMERICAN ART SELLER!

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Additional Info

Additional Info
SKUKS41825
Material DetailsOther
Measurements and InfoKachina is approximately 10" tall including a 1-1/2" base, and 5" wide at widest points.
Item ColorNo
StampedBy Artist
CategoriesKachinas
ArtistKeith Torres
TribeHopi
Animal or SymbolBuffalo

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