Large Ka’e Katsina doll – Corn Dancer Kachina
Carved wood (cottonwood root) and pigments
Height: 11 ½ in. (29 cm)
Ex collection Albert T. Miller, 49 Steps Gallery, Los Angeles inv. #73
Ex collection Judson Ball, Tucson, Arizona
Ex collection Martha Struever (1931-2017), Santa Fe, USA
Ex private collection, USA
Ka’e is one of the Flower Kachinas (Tusak Katsinam). The Ka’e dancer is celebrated and well-loved for his songs and dances. This Kachina spirit invokes the elements to make corn harvests fruitful.