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THIS AUCTION IS FOR A Beautiful ONE OF A KIND 26" Two Horn Germination Kachina Doll by Arvin Saufkie. PLEASE SEE DETAILS BELOW:
Arvin Saufkie was born April 28th, 1977 at Tuba City. His parents are Jenny Roy and Andrew Saufkie. His mother is of the Coyote Clan and his father is from the Bear Clan. Murphy comes from a family full of fine artists.
His mother’s family are well known for their fine Kachinas. Her brothers are Coolidge, David and Silas Roy. Andrew’s father is the famous Hopi artist, Paul Saufkie. Arvin has two other brothers who carve Kachinas. They are Murphy and Ruben.
Arvin learned to carve by watching his uncles carve. He says that he learned from Silas Roy and that Silas gave him his first piece of wood. He use to sand for Silas and began carving his own Kachinas in 1995.
Arvin says “You see a little bit of my uncle’s dolls in my dolls.” Arvin likes to try new things and his favorite Kachina doll to carve is the eagle.
We are aware of your concern regarding the safe delivery of your Kachina doll and assure you it will be professionally packaged by our shipper who has 22 years experience. Should a small piece or feather break off during transit, it is generally an easy fix for the buyer with a bit of clear glue.
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