Bukwus, Wild Man Mask by Robert (Bob) Whonnock

Bukwus, Wild Man Mask by Robert (Bob) Whonnock

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Fantastic quality - superb craftsmanship

Wild Man - Bukwus Mask, by Kwakiulth master artist Robert (Bob) Whonnock. - This piece is estimated to be from the early 1990s - cedar, black horse hair, traditional Kwakiulth colors, it's in excellent condition.....

Measurements: 11" x 7" x 6 1/2" (28 x 18 x 16.5 cm)

Meaningthe Bukwus/Pukmis is a supernatural ghost like figure, also known as the Wild Man of the Woods or the Man of the Sea is associated with the spirits of those who have drowned.

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About This Artist

Robert Whonnock is a well-known Kwakiutl carver whose fine art is sold around the world.  He was one of three artists who created and carved the Coquitlam Columbian Centennial Totem Pole in 1967 at the Dogwood Pavillion Grounds...Artist bio and other available works »

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