Mojave Figure

Mojave Indians, American Southwest

Early 20th Century

Excellent Condition

Unfired Clay, Pigment, Glass Beads

5.25" H x 3" W


This handsome figure has unusual body paint design and traditional large eyes, a sign of beauty, in a stance of openness and confidence. 

The Mojave Indians were making ceramic dolls as early as the mid 19th century, to be sold as souvenirs to train travelers passing through Needles, California.