Large Salmon, Kwakiutl art by Silas Coon - SOLD

Large Salmon, Kwakiutl art by Silas Coon - SOLD

SOLD

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Silas Coon, clearly a master of this art just brought this beautiful piece of art to our native art Gallery on Vancouver Island. 

SALMON, inlaid with 2 pieces of Abalone, by master artist Silas Coon from the Kwakiulth (Kwakwaka'wakw) First Nations

Wall art carving. Carved it it such great detail, then stained the wood in a dark brown which accentuates the natural grain of the wood. Once that was finished, he started painting in his favourite copper color - and it's a great choice. It just makes the presence of it even more powerful and outstanding. Made and prepared for wall hanging, signature at the back. 

Silas Coon is a a member of the Kwakiutlh First Nation and clearly a master of this art who loves the tradition and history of his people. You can see that he had the best teachers throughout his carreer incl. George Hunt Jr., Beau Dick.... more detailed biography below.

Measurements: 24" x 11" x 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.

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About This Artist

Silas Coon is a member of the Kwakwakaw 'wakw (Kwakiulth) First Nations, originating from Alert Bay in their ancestral land. He was born in 1963. When he was 11 years old, he moved to Gilford Island where Jim King, a chief who presided at the...Artist bio and other available works »

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