Weeping Volcano Woman Miniature Mask, Silas Coon, marvelous quality

Weeping Volcano Woman Miniature Mask, Silas Coon, marvelous quality

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Weeping Volcano Woman Miniature mask PENDANT - so powerful and truly marvelous quality! These are rare, very difficult to find these days in this quality.

hand carved, hand painted by Silas Coon, a member of the Kwakiulth First Nations from Kingcome Inlet, BC. You can clearly see Beau Dick's influence in this piece. Silas learned from the best and carved this piece to honor and to remember his mentor. 

This little gem does show frogs as eyes and a raven in its mouth. On each side the ears are depicted as wild men. Truly fabulous, so very detailed and decorated with cedar/wood which is partly painted in red. Silas spent so much time and puts so much work into each piece, His art is highly collectable since it's so rare.

Meaning: The volcano woman is depicting the displacement of the survivors of the great volcanic eruption that covered upper British Columbia in the early days. It connects us to distant places. The volcano woman symbolizes strength, survival, drastic change, environmental force and respect for nature as well as the appreciation for the knowledge of elders.

Measurements: total: 6" x 3" x 1 1/4", wood itself is 3 1/2" x 2" x 1 1/4"

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$649.00 CDN

$485.45 USD

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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