Caricature style clowns kachina doll by Michael Dean Jenkins (Hopi)
Michael Dean Jenkins was born in 1959 and has been actively carving Kachina doll since the 1990's. He was the featured artist for the 2nd Annual Katsina Market at the Heard Museum.
"These clowns are considered to be the fathers of the Kachinas. They behave in the usual manner of pueblo clowns, engaging in loud and boisterous conversation, immoderate actions, and gluttony."
Kachinas- An Artist's Documentary
measurements: 7.75" tall x 8" long x 5" wide
Katsina dolls are fragile by nature and may be broken in transit. We do our best to pack them efficiently and carefully, however due to their fragility, transit damage is unavoidable in some cases. Please keep this in mind when purchasing katsina dolls online for shipping. Luckily, katsina dolls do not decrease in value when repaired and can usually be repaired in the comfort of your home using a mixture of wood and super glue for smaller, clean breaks. For more extensive repairs from transit damage, see our returns page or store for details.