Mosquito Man Miniature pendant by Silas Coon
- Nation: Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) First Nations
- Artist: Coon, Silas
- Type: Mask
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Beautiful piece of Art by Silas Coon, a master of this art, originating from Kingcome Inlet, Kwakiulth First Nations of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada
Mosquito Man Mask pendant
truly just a wonderful piece. You don't see Mosquito masks that often - especially not in this quality and strength. The Mosquito is used as a clan crest in
Silas is a true expert in these kind of miniature carvings and you can clearly see why. The expression, the details, these little miniatures are close to perfection and are almost as much work as a big size mask. Just a lovely piece - it could also be worn as pendant...
Meaning: Like other biting insects, mosquitoes are viewed as enemies of humankind by many tribes, and some legends feature blood-sucking or man-eating monsters transformed into mosquitoes and biting flies after their deaths.
Measurements: 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" (wood only, not including the cedar bark decoration)