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Zuni Pueblo tradition teaches that during the old-days Corn-maidens saved the Zunis from famine and drought by nourishing them with sacred corn kernels from their bodies. Alan Lewis' hand-carved and hand-painted, cottonwood root and acrylic paints, honoring corn maiden stands a tall 9", 2 1/2" wide and 2" deep. Etched and burnished details are seen on her corn body, including hovering Dragonfly friends on her shawl. Signed by the artist. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Traditional cottonwood root has been hand-carved and hand-painted with lively acrylic paints, in Tiffany Tsabetsaye's "Red Beard Rain Dancer, Spirit From The Kiva" rain-making katsina doll. Long etched hair represents rainfall and a cloud element nourishes the land with gently falling moisture. Many exquisite details are to be enjoyed in this approximate 9" tall, 3" wide and 3" deep katsina. Measurements include the lovely burnished base. Signed by the artist. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Peter Sohappy, New Mexican
Timothy Talawepi, Hopi
Spinning tops are one of the oldest recognizable toys found on archeological sites all over the world from many cultures. In the early 1900's, a Hopi Pueblo boy was documented skillfully playing with a cottonwood string and whip toy top. Hopi woodcarver Timothy Talawepi's hand-carved and hand-painted, with traditional cottonwood root and lively acrylic paints, toy top is a 3-piece delight. The cotton twine and wooden stick measures approximately 13" long, while the stunning top itself is about 5 1/4" tall and 3" in diameter. The wood base is roughly 4 1/2" wide by 4 3/4" deep. Signed by the artist. Extra shipping charge may apply.
An important religious katsina ceremony takes place once a year at Zuni Pueblo in which Sha'lak'o makes an appearance. A beloved messenger from the Rain Gods, Sha'lak'o stands ten feet tall.
Felino Eriacho's all hand-carved and hand-painted, cottonwood and all natural pigments, "Shalako" katsina doll stands at a grand 14 1/4" tall, 2 7/8" wide and 4 3/4" deep, measurements include base. Refined features such as the Shalako's feathered headdress, incised hair and the Zuni Sunface elements all to the exquisite details of this extraordinary and collectible katsina. The subdued beauty of the natural pigment's colors are attractive and totally gorgeous.
Signed by the artist. Extra shipping charges may apply.
Fred Bowannie Jr.
Fred Bowannie Jr.'s extraordinary all hand-carved and hand-painted, cottonwood and acrylic paints "Bringer Of Seeds" katsina is about 9 1/2" tall, 8 1/2" wide and 4" deep.
We see the "Bringer Of Seeds" katsina emerging from a pottery offering bowl filled with colorful corn cobs and wheat stalks of plant fiber and cloth cording. The katsina is traditionally dressed wearing his kilt, jewelry and headdress with feathers.
At the base sits other gifts such as a red chili ristra, melons, squash, green onions, tomatoes and pumpkin. All this bounty is a result of the amazing seeds that transform themselves into life-giving food.