Hok Hok Model mask on natural base by Sarah Robertson

Hok Hok Model mask on natural base by Sarah Robertson

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Gorgeous HOK-HOK, on base by the Kwakiulth First Nation artist Sarah Robertson, born in Kingcome Inlet, British Columbia's Pacific Northwest Coast.

excellent carving and painting all around. The Hook-Hook's head is adorned with traditional bark and rope from the cedar tree. The mask is standing on a pine base, left natural. It can be taken off easy. It's signed by the artist, dated 2021, it's a new piece and just arrived in our gallery.

Measurements:  18" long incl. cedar bark, 4" wide, 12" high when in base, can be taken out of base easy... base is 12" x 3 1/2" x 2"  

Meaning: The Huk-Huk (or Hok-Hok) is one of the mythological Hamatsa (Cannibal dance) birds. 

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About This Artist

Sarah Robertson is a member of the Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka’wakw) First Nation with part of her heritage connecting to the Coast Salish. She was born in Nanaimo, a small fishing town on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. She started...Artist bio and other available works »

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