Tzonakwa Mask, Mosquito design, abalone, horse hair, by Randy Stiglitz
- Nation: Coast Salish First Nation
- Artist: Stiglitz, Randy
- Type: Mask
and as always - FREE shipping to US and Canada
Exceptionally beautiful piece of Art by Randy Stiglitz, a Coast Salish First Nation artist, who’s working together with his wife, also an accomplished Cree/Coast Salish artist: Janice Morin (her biography is also provided, please click on "artist" above) - really a "dream team"
Tzonakwa Mask with brilliant Mosquito design
truly just a wonderful expression, check out the eyes with the Abalone inlays – really mesmerizing. The mask is painted in dark brown with soft accents and mosquito paintings, it will be best shown with lots of light shining onto it to really appreciate the details and the eyes. it has ears which are also richly carved - Randy truly puts all his love into this art – AND the details in the painting are gorgeous. You don't see Mosquito's that often - especially not in this quality and strength. The Mosquito is used as a clan crest in some
Randy used Alder, decorated the mask with lots of black horse hair and cedar bark rope, Such an incredible piece of Indigenous Art!!!
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: 13" x 12" x 7"
Note: no overseas (Europe) shipping available