Whale Hunter Mask, by John Henry Hunt - SOLD

Whale Hunter Mask, by John Henry Hunt - SOLD

SOLD

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Incredible piece of true Indigenous art! 

KILLER WHALE HUNTER

Mask by John Henry Hunt, member of the Kwakiulth First Nations and a large family of master artists. Jus absolutely superb craftsmanship!

Authentic, fully hand carved, fully hand painted, designed and signed by the artist!

Please have a close look at the images - there is so much going on... The face of the Whale Hunter is adorned with Killer Whale's on each side. The tails of each whale is depicting Eagles, below the fin's you can see another little eagle, it depicts the Killer Whale's blowhole while the cedar bark is depicting the Whale's breath.... The painting of this piece is just mesmerizing and so powerful. Black and gray looks just fabulous over the yellow of the cedar - The red accents used are adding to the expression and are just balancing it out beautifully. - It's all the little extra's the artist is putting into his works - You truly can see how much he loves it. The carving lines are so deep!!! The black cedar rope is giving the mask the perfect frame. Just an outstanding and extremely high quality piece of true Indigenous art!

It's signed at the back by the artist. 

Measurements: 21" wide, 12" high, 7" deep

Note: USD amounts estimated and for information only, based on Bank of Canada average exchange rate, updated weekly, invoices in CAD. Overseas shipping costs ($125 CAD) will be added at check-out.

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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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