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SIXTEEN CLITSO DEDMAN NAVAJO YEIBICHAI KACHINA FIGURES. A depiction of ‘The Nightway Ceremony of the Navajos’ Early 20th C. carved wood and polychrome decorated figures. Medicine man and patient, six male Yeibichai dancers, six female Yeibichai masked dancers, two other figures representing ‘The Talking God’ and ‘Water Sprinkler’All signed in pencil on underside of feet, “Clitso” (Clitso Dedman,1897-1953) figures range in heights, 8 3/4” - 10 1/4” H. Provenance: The Wurlitzer family collection. Condition: Medicine man with repaired feet, some bending do feather headdresses, some painting rubbing, loss, three female figures with repaired feet, two male figures with repaired feet.

(Estimate: $8000-12000. Note: This lot is sold without reserve; bidding could begin or end at any amount)

SIXTEEN CLITSO DEDMAN NAVAJO YEIBICHAI KACHINA FIGURES. A depiction of ‘The Nightway Ceremony of the Navajos’ Early 20th C. carved wood and polychrome decorated figures. Medicine man and patient, six male Yeibichai dancers, six female Yeibichai masked dancers, two other figures representing ‘The Talking God’ and ‘Water Sprinkler’All signed in pencil on underside of feet, “Clitso” (Clitso Dedman,1897-1953) figures range in heights, 8 3/4” - 10 1/4” H. Provenance: The Wurlitzer family collection. Condition: Medicine man with repaired feet, some bending  do feather headdresses, some painting rubbing, loss, three female figures with repaired feet, two male figures with repaired feet.

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