18" cedar, Eagle round, by hereditary Chief Peter W. Smith

18" cedar, Eagle round, by hereditary Chief Peter W. Smith

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Beautiful piece of Indigenous Art - Superb quality - yellow cedar

Gorgeous EAGLE by Peter W. Smith, a member of the Kwakiutl 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: 18" diameter, 1" thick

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. Eagle feathers are used in the most important ceremonies, a display of respect, courage, Chieftainship and wisdom. The Eagle is the ruler of sky.

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$975.00 CDN

$729.30 USD

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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