Vintage Double Owl Kachina – Milton Howard – Hopi

$8,000.00

This Vintage Hopi Owl Kachina Doll is hand carved and painted by Milton Howard in the late 1900’s. Milton whose work stands alone in high quality and attention to detail. Using traditional cottonwood, he portrays Mongwu (Owl), a disciplinary spirit, who is relentless in his desire to keep the clowns on their best behavior. With a cliff pueblo at his feet, the details include: colorful jacla necklaces on both owls, quivers with individual arrows, decorated breech cloths and displays of feathers and fur that will amaze you! About 14 1/2″ tall to 9 1/2″ wide, including the base, 5” wide and 6″ deep, it’s hallmarked by the artist. The detail on this Kachina are amazing. This Hopi Owl Kachina Doll is a museum quality collectible that’s perfect for your home. We can provide detailed photos if you are interested in purchasing this amazing double Kachina.

Milton Howard, Master Kachina Carver, was born on Feb. 8, 1964 in Tuba City, Arizona on the Navajo-Hopi reservation. His father, also a kachina carver, is from the Third Mesa area and his mother is from the Rocky Ridge area. He is married and has three children. He took up carving as a young boy, learning from other members of his family, but he was not serious about it until he was living in Albuquerque, in his early twenties, going to school to be an electrician and carving with his cousins, Jerry and Dan Bert, in his free time. He sold his dolls to his classmates, carving kachinas for orders only. At about 30 years of age he made the decision to start carving full time. Master Hopi carver Milton Howard is world renown for his carving skills and many collectors snap up his creations when available. His works of art are found in some of the finest art galleries around the world.

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This Vintage Hopi Owl Kachina Doll is hand carved and painted by Milton Howard in the late 1900’s. Milton whose work stands alone in high quality and attention to detail. Using traditional cottonwood, he portrays Mongwu (Owl), a disciplinary spirit, who is relentless in his desire to keep the clowns on their best behavior. With a cliff pueblo at his feet, the details include: colorful Jacla necklaces on both owls, quivers with individual arrows, decorated breech cloths and displays of feathers and fur that will amaze you! About 14 1/2″ tall to 9 1/2″ wide, including the base, 5” wide and 6″ deep, it’s hallmarked by the artist. The detail on this Kachina are amazing. This Hopi Owl Kachina Doll is a museum quality collectible that’s perfect for your home. We can provide detailed photos if you are interested in purchasing this amazing double Kachina. Acquired from an estate sale of an avid collector..

Milton Howard, Master Kachina Carver, was born on Feb. 8, 1964 in Tuba City, Arizona on the Navajo-Hopi reservation. His father, also a kachina carver, is from the Third Mesa area and his mother is from the Rocky Ridge area. He is married and has three children. He took up carving as a young boy, learning from other members of his family, but he was not serious about it until he was living in Albuquerque, in his early twenties, going to school to be an electrician and carving with his cousins, Jerry and Dan Bert, in his free time. He sold his dolls to his classmates, carving kachinas for orders only. At about 30 years of age he made the decision to start carving full time. Master Hopi carver Milton Howard is world renown for his carving skills and many collectors snap up his creations when available. His works of art are found in some of the finest art galleries around the world.