Dancing Bear Sculpture, so adorable, by Doug Horne

Dancing Bear Sculpture, so adorable, by Doug Horne

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This is one of the most beautiful pieces I came across in a while.... Have a look at this

DANCING BEAR by Coast Salish First Nations master artist Doug Horne. 

This sculpture is so masterfully carved out of one solid piece of wood - yes, the base is not mounted - it's ONE piece!

You can really see the BEAR dancing - he's having a great time, definitely happy - just wonderful! It's REALLY difficult to master this expression but Doug did it. In my mind I can see the bear’s butt moving, adorable…lol… I just love this one... 

The carving is deep and clean, the oil accentuated the natural grain of the wood, no paint needed - simple, elegant - a masterpiece!

Measurements: 14" tall, 6" wide, 4" deep (36 x 15 x 10 cm)

Meaning: The Bear is a symbol for power, courage, physical strength and leadership. Warrior's e.g. are known to wear bear claw necklaces which meant protection. In Haida culture the Bear is referred to as "Elder Kinsman" and was treated like a high ranking guest 

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About This Artist

Bear (Doug) Horne is son of master carver Doug Lafortune from Tsawout First Nation and Kathleen Horne from Pacheedaht First Nation. Doug has grown up in the Tsawout community, and since early childhood has been immersed in Coast Salish art,...Artist bio and other available works »

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