Haida killer whale dance rattle by late artist Darrel LeBlanc

Haida killer whale dance rattle by late artist Darrel LeBlanc

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KILLER WHALE DANCE RATTLE by late Haida Nation master artist Darrell LeBlanc

These dance rattles are really important and are used in almost every ceremony of the First Nations peoples. Darrell carved it all around, superb expression, showing the motion of the Whale when swimming! Excellent masterpiece, eyes are inlaid with Abalone - These are very hard to find these days. The Quality is truly amazing. so much detail and yet simple, elegant and just - beautiful. This piece was one of his latest pieces before he sadly passed away. Powerful sound!!!

Measurements: 12 1/2 x 3 1/2" x 9" (to top of fin) (32 x 9 x 22 cm) 

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Darrell LeBlanc was a member of the Haida Nation. He had over 30years experience of carving. His sophisticated style can be seen in his wood and argillite carvings. As a member of the Haida Nation, his interest in art began at a young age....Artist bio and other available works »

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