Tzonakwa Mask, Mosquito design, abalone, horse hair, by Randy Stiglitz
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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, 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