1964, Komokwa, Chief of the Undersea Kingdom Mask, Jack James

1964, Komokwa, Chief of the Undersea Kingdom Mask, Jack James

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Vintage, authentic and fascinating

Komokwa - Chief of the Undersea Kingdom Mask - hand carved by First Nations artist Jack James who was born 1915 on Gilford Island, a member of the Kwakwakaw'wakw First Nation. After some studying and researching, it has been confirmed by some elder's of the First Nations, that this piece infact is showing the Komokwa - as it is shown in many of the old, traditional designs. 

The piece was given to a family in Alert Bay 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. Dated 1964!!! - 

Measurements: 13" x 12" x 5" (33 x 30.5 x 13 cm)

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About This Artist

Jack James was born around 1915 on Gwa'yasdams (Gilford Island). A member of the Kwakwakaw'wakw First Nation. He was the father and teacher of Basil James (1938 - 2005). A totem pole in his honour, carved by his son Basil, stands in the city of...Artist bio and other available works »

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