Lot 104

Tonita Pena (Quah Ah) Ceremonial Painting

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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(San Ildefonso, 1895-1949)

Ceremonial Dance or Procession, signed lower right "Quah Ah (cipher) Tonita Pena", gouache on card, 12 x 17-1/4 in.; dark finished wood frame, 13-1/4 x 18-1/2 in.

Provenance: The Nichols Family Collection, Kansas


slight staining around edges, mostly not visible under frame, one long water stain along right side, visible approximately 1/2 inch under frame, slight area of foxing scattered in three places; frame with areas of flaking to dark finish, wear at corners and edges

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The Nichols Family Collection, Kansas