1920s Talavay or Morning katsina

1920s Talavay or Morning katsina

Unknown Hopi carver
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
A classic example of the 1920s form.

Heart of the Cosmos figure

Heart of the Cosmos figure

Jimmie Koots
cottonwood root, mineral pigments
An especially fine example of Jimmie's work. The God, Heart of the Cosmos. See buffalobarry.com in the Antique category.

Hehey'a katsina circa 1920

Hehey'a katsina circa 1920

Unknown Hopi carver
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
An eerie old carving with great patina. See buffalobarry.com in the antique category.

Hopi Basket Dancer Maiden circa 1920

Hopi Basket Dancer Maiden circa 1920

Unknown Hopi carver
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
A rare figure endearlingly done.

Katsina carving circa 1920. Obscure figure not identified. May have passed into history as he no longer appears.

Katsina carving circa 1920. Obscure figure not identified. May have passed into history as he no longer appears.

Unknown Hopi carver
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
A very rare figure. More info see buffalobarry.com

Palhik Mana or Water Bringing Woman circa 1920

Palhik Mana or Water Bringing Woman circa 1920

Unknown Hopi carver
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
Beautiful version of the beloved Palhik Mana.

Tawa or Sun katsina, circa 1990

Tawa or Sun katsina, circa 1990

Earnest "Ernie" Moore
cottonwood root, paints
A fine example of Ernie's meticulous work. More info, see buffalobarry.com in the traditional style category.

Tawa or Sun katsina, published in my book on Hopi Katsina Carvers, 1880-Present

Tawa or Sun katsina, published in my book on Hopi Katsina Carvers, 1880-Present

Walter Howato
cottonwood root, paints
Fine example of the work of one of the most important carvers in Hopi history. See buffalobarry.com in the Traditional Katsina category for more info.

katsina carving circa 1930

katsina carving circa 1930

Wilson Tawaquaptewa (1873-1960)
cottonwood root and mineral pigments
For more info, see buffalobarry.com in the antique katsina category