Gorgeous Nootka Salmon by Brian Bob

Gorgeous Nootka Salmon by Brian Bob

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Gorgeous SALMON with Eagle spirits by master artist Brian Bob from Nanoose Bay.

The carving is exceptional. The gorgeous wood (sitkus spruce) is stained with a grey-ish dark blue wash, accentuating the natural grain of the gorgeous, clean wood. The eyes of the eagle spirits are inlaid with Abalone, as is the eye of the salmon. As always, Brian's carving lines are so clean and deep - the expression, amazing! It's made and prepared for wall hanging, carved in front, signed at the back, hanger already attached. 

Measurement: 29" x 7 1/4" x 1 1/4" 

Meaning: The Salmon symbolizes prosperity, renewal and fertility. They are one of the most important and highest respected animals of all since they have been the primary food source from the beginning of time to the Northwest Coast First Nations. (More interesting information on the legend on our "symbology, myths and legends tab - upper right corner, clicke on "about")

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About This Artist

Brian Bob is a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) First Nation, originating from Vancouver Island, Canada’s Pacific Northwest Coast. His Indian name is Qquyutsapool which means “Policer of the wolves”. Brian’s mother is...Artist bio and other available works »

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