Wife of Komakwa Mask by Randy Stiglitz/Janice Morin - SOLD

Wife of Komakwa Mask by Randy Stiglitz/Janice Morin - SOLD

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Wife of the Komokwa, crowned with the Raven - by Randy Stiglitz and Janice Morin (Coast Salish First Nation/Cree First Nation) Both artists signed the mask. 

Please have a look at the close-up images I'm providing. The Komokwa's eyes are inlaid with Abalone which truly adds to the mesmerizing expression. It really looks back at you! And did you see the earrings??? Beautiful female touch.

The mask is fully hand carved, hand painted, decorated with lots of the traditional cedar bark. Also, a cedar rope has been added to frame the face - just fabulous. Randy and Janice, are both absolutely master artists on their own and combine their craftsmanship - it's just very very special!! Randy carved and Janice painted this piece of art. What a team!

Measurements: 12" x 10" x 6" 

Meaning: The Komokwa and his wife are mythological creatures, symbolizing wealth, healing power and are able to for see the future. The Komokwa is of major importance in Kwaguilth mythology. He was the king of the undersea world, master and protector of the seals who were a symbol of wealth. His name means "wealthy one" and he ruled, together with his wife, from a great rich house under the water. The house contained great wealth in blankets, coppers and other treasures. Many humans of legendary history attempted to reach this kingdom. Those who achieved their goal became wealthy and powerful, returning to their home village with magical boxes full of treasure.Komokwa, together with his wife has the power to see into the future, heal the sick and injured, and bestow powers on those whom he favours.

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About This Artist

Randy Stiglitz was born in Pender Harbour in 1953. He is of Coast Salish descent through his mother and is from the Sechelt native band.  He has been an artist for most of his life and comes from a background of Salish artists. Randy has...Artist bio and other available works »

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