Except for the feathers, this was carved from a single piece of wood by Brendan Kayquoptewa. 10.75 inches high. $1800. Please click on the images to se a larger version.) Next is a Koshare/Koyala by Darance Chimerica. 13 inches to the tip of the corn husks. SOLD. (BOTH IN SANTA FE)
All by Nick Brokeshoulder of the Tobacco Clan from the village of Hotvela: His flat doll Koshare is 2 feet high and $210. A Navajo clown. $250 and 12.5” high. (SANTA FE) A Koshare trying to get a different perspective on things.16 inches to the tip of the cornhusks. $240. (TUCSON) A Mudhead with a flowered kerchief. Carved by Max Curley, it’s 14 inches high and $68. (SANTA FE)
Hopi Koshares will spoof anybody. These three by Brendan Kayquoptewa -a Koshare Chef, Mechanic and Doctor. Each is about 13 inches high to the top of the corn husks. Each is $285. The Doctor and Mechanic are in Santa Fe and the Chef is in Tucson.
A Kwivi Koyala or fancy Koshare, by Brendan Kayquoptewa. 12.5 inches high. $275. (SANTA FE)
A Mudhead but not clowning as this is a Kipok Koyemsi or Warrior Mudhead. 9.5 inches high. Carved by Larry Melendez. $120 (SANTA FE)
Above is a Koyala (Koshare) by Kevin Quanimptewa. 9.75 inches high. $130. (TUCSON)
Tucked in with the other clowns is this Tsuku by Neil David Sr. Carved in 1987 it measure 3.25 inches high and is $375. (SANTA FE)