Large Salmon with Eagle symbols and salmon eggs, Brian Bob
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Very impressive and gorgeous female SALMON with Eagle spirits and Salmon eggs by master artist Brian Bob from the Nootka Nation
Fully hand carved, stained, inlaid with so many pieces of abalone....The carving is exceptional. The gorgeous wood (sitkus spruce) is stained with a grey-ish dark wash, accuanting the natural grain of the gorgeous, clean wood. As always, Brian's carving lines are so clean and deep - This piece makes every room or just makes a fabulous impression in an entrance area! It's made and prepared for wall hanging, carved in front, signed at the back, hanger already attached.
Measurement: 43" x 13" x 1 1/2"
Meaning: The Salmon symbolizes prosperity, renewal and fertility. They are one of the most important and highest respected animals of all since they have been the primary food source from the beginning of time to the Northwest Coast First Nations. (More interesting information on the legend on our "symbology, myths and legends tab - upper right corner, clicke on "about")
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