1960's Owl Mask by Jack James, Gilford Island
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Vintage, authentic and fascinating
OWL Mask - hand carved by First Nations artist Jack James who was born 1915 on Gilford Island, a member of the Kwakwakaw'wakw First Nation
The piece was given to a family in Alert Bay in 1965 and is on the market for the first time. The mask is in excellent condition, shows beauitful patina, no damages, no cracks. Signed at the back.
Measurements: 12" x 9 1/2" x 7" (30.5 x 24 x 18 cm)
Meaning: The Owl is associated with the souls of the ancestors and are viewed with high respect. They symbolize wisdom, intuition and prophecies and sacred knowledge. On the