Wolf Dance Rattle by late Harry T. Williams

Wolf Dance Rattle by late Harry T. Williams

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Beautiful piece of art by our dear late friend Harry T. Williams, a member of the Ditidaht, Huu-ay-aht First Nations from Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, British Columbia's Pacific Northwest Coast.

WOLF Dance Rattle

thick, "old-school" carving, very detailed, superb craftsmanship, look at the teeth of the wolf, hand carved out of a piece of cedar, rich in expression, the eye is inlaid with a thick solid piece of Abalone (Mother of Pearl). The carving lines are clean and deep, traditional colors, beautiful sound. These dance rattles are used at many ceremonies and do play an important part in them. 

Measurements: 9 1/2" x 4" x 2" (24 cm x 10 cm x 5 cm)

Meaning: The Wolf represents loyalty, strong family ties, good communication, education, understanding and intelligence. Of all land animals, the Wolf has the strongest supernatural powers and is the most accomplished hunter. The Wolf is a very social and communicative creature; he uses body movement, touch and sound.

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Harry T. Williams, GONE TO SOON!! We just learned that our friend Harry passed away - he was such a gentle and kind soul - our heart and thoughts are with his family and we will miss him) born in 1960, lives on the West Coast of...Artist bio and other available works »

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