Vtg Hopi Kokosori Kachina Lester Quanimptewa Beautifully Hand Carved 10
This Kokosori Hopi kachina has been beautifully handcarved. It measures 10 tall, including the pedestal. It is in great vintage condition. It is signed on the side of the pedestal with Lester's distinctive signature. A pre-pubescent boy always portrays Kokosori. Formally his presentation was without clothing, as illustrated in this carving. He is one of the oldest recorded katsinas for the Hopi, as he was seen in 1852 according to documented records. He is best known in Zuni Pueblo, where his name is Shulawitsi. At both Zuni and Hopi, he is often referred to as the Fire God Katsina. Lester is of the Second Mesa of Hopi and his carving is very important to him as an expression of his culture. He is known for paying particular attention to the details of the kachina. Has won the Best of Show award at the prestigious Eight Northern Pueblo Show in New Mexico.
He also won "Award of Excellence" in 2001 at the University of Arizona show. We guarantee all of our Native American Indian items to be AUTHENTIC American Indian traditional arts. To see more vintage Native American jewelry. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Dolls & Kachinas". The seller is "gwhitetrading" and is located in this country: US.
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- Handmade: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Ethnic & Regional Style: Native American
- Country of Origin: United States
- Culture: Native American: US
- Provenance: Arizona Estate
- Tribal Affiliation: Hopi