Raven returning the sun, by late artist Harry T. Williams

Raven returning the sun, by late artist 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.

RAVEN RETURNING THE SUN

"old-school" very fine hand carving, piece of red 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, hand painted, decorated with cedar bark and rope, signed at the back, made and prepared for wall hanging. Signed and dated 2013

Measurements: 18 1/2" x 8" x 1" (47 cm x 20 cm x 2.5 cm)

Meaning: The Raven is known to be the transformer, trickster and creator. In the Kwakwaka'wakw culture the Raven is known as the messenger of the sky and famous for being a somewhat mischievous glutton. He's always out to please himself and to have a good time. He's very adventurous.

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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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