Eagle Mask on base, by John Henry Hunt

Eagle Mask on base, by John Henry Hunt

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Please have a look at the detailed and deep carving on this piece - the artist really put a lot of work into his designs.

Eagle Mask on wooden base

by First Nation artist John Henry Hunt from the Kwakiulth's of Vancouver Island, BC. John Henry truly spends a lot of time on design and expression. The painting is close to perfect while using traditional colors. The cedar bark and rope adorning the face just giving it a little extra. The artist signed it on the inside in the back. This piece has everything you are looking for in authentic artwork from the Pacific Northwest Coast. 

Measurements: 12" x 9 1/2" x 5 1/2", total height when in base: 13"

Meaning: Eagles mate for life and are therefore also seen as a symbol of lasting love and dedication. It is told that the Eagle end their own life in despair when the mate is lost. The Eagle also serves as a messenger between humans and the Creator. In some Northwest Coast tribes, the floor used to be dusted with eagle down at potlatches and other ceremonies as a symbol of peace and hospitality. 

Note: USD amounts estimated based on Bank of Canada average exchange rate, updated weekly, Invoice in CAD, overseas shipping costs ($85 CAD) added at check-out.

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$1,590.00 CDN

$1,220.96 USD

About This Artist

John Henry Hunt is a member of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation. He was born in 1974 in Alert Bay, a small fishing community off Vancouver Island, on the Pacific Northwest Coast of British Columbia and takes the powerful...Artist bio and other available works »

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