Vintage Hopi 15 HEHEYA Kachina Doll Katsina Carved by Ramson Honanhie c1950s. For your consideration is this fantastic vintage 1950s hand carved kachina doll by Hopi artisan Ramson Honanhie. This is called the Heheya Amutaka Katsina Doll, which doesn't have an English translation. It was hand carved by Hopi carver Ramson Honanhie in the mid 1950s. It is a fabulous katsina with his fur robe, leather belt with tack conchos and shells hanging from the side.
He is also wearing a wonderful red and silver bead necklace with a shell pendant. He has chilis atop his fur headdress and he carries a watermelon. His breechcloth is painted fabric, as are the ties at his knees. There is also a very old tag that describes the kachina. This sensational vintage kachina measures approx 15 tall.
Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Hehey'a Katsinam act as messengers to the rain gods as a type of farmer katsina. The Hehey'as dance on the side of the procession and guard the other dancers. The Hehey'a talks in opposites... For instance, if the dance is good, he says it is bad.
The Hehey'a is a relative of the Ogre family and appears at. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American arts and collectibles!
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The seller is "pizzazz307" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.