Hopi WILSON MOWA Sterling Longhair Angak'tsina Kachina Katsina BROOCH ca 1980's

A superbly made round Sterling Silver overlay Brooch by Hopi artist Wilson MOWA. This brooch is from my personal collection and dates from the early 1980's. The brooch features a Longhair Kachina or "Angak'tsina", a true Hopi Kachina who brings the fulfillment of life. The brooch also has the very old design of a bird wing. Signed on the reverse with the artist hallmark and the Hopi Guild hallmark. Has a working pin back with safety clasp on the reverse. Would make an exceptional addition to any collection of Native American art.

Artist: Wilson MOWA

Hallmark Reference: Hougart, Bille, "The Little Book of Marks on Southwestern Silver; Silversmiths, Designers, Guilds and Traders", Washington, DC, TBR International, Inc., 2011, page 236.

Tribal Affiliation: HOPI

Dimensions: 1.5 inch diameter

Metal: Sterling Silver

Total Weight: 14.2 grams

Condition: Excellent estate condition. Pin back in excellent working condition.

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Item ID: RL-00148

Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: silver/black, Size: see description

$195 USD

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