Jumping Killer Whale, cedar round by Hereditary Chief Peter Smith - SOLD

Jumping Killer Whale, cedar round by Hereditary Chief Peter Smith - SOLD

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Beautiful piece of Indigenous Art - Superb quality

Jumping Killer Whale, by Peter Smith, a member of the Kwakiulth First Nation, originating from Gilford Island. Peter is very passionate about his culture and traditions and is proud to say that he has Hereditary Chief standing passed on to him from his father, the late Chief Charles Smith. 

Fully hand carved, hand painted, cedar. Peter's works are easy recognizable due to his mixture of traditional and contemporary as well as his attention to detail, clearly showing his 25+ years of experience. The carving lines are superb, the painting traditional yet vibrant. 

Made and prepared for wall hanging, hanger already attached, signed by the artist at the back.

Measurements: 12" diameter, 1" thick

Meaning: The killer whale is a symbol for romance and harmony as Whales mate for life. The Whale is very family oriented and known to travel in large groups, never to be alone. They symbolize great luck and happiness, community and protection. They are a known to always be working together, take care of each other and to always help and protect each other.

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About This Artist

Peter Smith is a Kwakwaka’wakw carver that has been working in the wood mediums since 1995 when he began his carving career studying under the watchful eyes of carver Winadzi James. Although he began carving in 1995, his exposure to the art...Artist bio and other available works »

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