(Victor Charlie) Snake Dancer - Circa 1950's

This Snake Dancer Kachina is by old-time Hopi Kachina Carver Victor Charlie, who is the the grandfather of famous carver Neil David Sr. Neil was taught by Victor how to carve. Victor Charlie's work is featured in the famous collection of German artist, Horst Antes, and Victor's dolls appear in the catalog. This Snake Dancer measures 11 inches tall and is painted with tempera and mineral paints. The feathers on his head are replaced, the old ones have long since worn away. The right foot has been repaired, though it is scarcely noticeable. SOLD