Kwakiult Sea Serpent by Silas Coon

Kwakiult Sea Serpent by Silas Coon

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What an incredible piece of art - this masterpiece is small but a true Gem!!

Sea Serpent (Sisiutl) 

wall art carving by Silas Coon, a master artist from Kingcome Inlet, member of the Kwakwakaw' wakw First Nation. He clearly love this art form - you can see it on all the details he puts into it - the inlays, the clean painting and the incredibly detailed carving, he pays so much attention to any little corner - the carving lines are so clean. He used pine, stained it and painted it in a copper color. Carved in front, signed at the back, made and ready for wall hanging. 

Meaning: The Sisiutl is a symbol for healing power and magic. It's closely associated with war and strength, the Sisiutl is known to be invulnerable and to provide protection from harm

Measurements: 19" x 4 3/4" x 1" (48 x 12 x 2.5 cm)

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About This Artist

Silas Coon is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw (Kwakiulth) First Nations, originating from Alert Bay in their ancestral land. He was born in 1963. When he was 11 years old, he moved to Gilford Island where Jim King, a chief who presided at the...Artist bio and other available works »

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