Mother frog with baby by Detreck George

Mother frog with baby by Detreck George

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Gorgeous piece by master artist Detreck George from the Coast Salish First Nations

Mother Frog carrying baby... adorable

beautiful yellow cedar, superb craftsmanship, vibrant colors, clean lines - just such a beautiful piece of Indigenous Art, very powerful. Prepared for wall hanging, just a masterfully carved and detailed piece with beautiful expression proving highest quality craftsmanship by Detreck. 

Measurements: 18 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 1" (47 x 19 x 2.5 cm)

Meaning: Since he is living in two worlds, water and land, the Frog is revered for his adaptability, knowledge and power to traverse worlds and inhabit both, the natural and the supernatural. Frogs are used by Shamans as spirit helpers who provides the voice of the people. Frog's songs are believed to contain divine power and magic. When a frog is touching his tongue with another creature (which is often shown in Native Art) it represents the exchange of knowledge and power.

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About This Artist

Detreck George is a member of the Coast Salish First Nation, originating from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada's Pacific Northwest Coast. He is part of a large family of well known artists and his pieces are easy recognizable in the...Artist bio and other available works »

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