Unknown (Kwakwaka'wakw)-Artist--Sea-Monster Canoe Bowl-4000-CAD

$4,000 CAD

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To watch Kwakwaka'wakw community curators Barb Cranmer and William Wasden Jr. discuss the significance of 'Namxxelagayu (Sea Monster) click here.

"A wide variety of animal imagery appear on dishes and bowls, and hosts of potlatches compiled large collections of dishware featuring crests of both family and clan (Shearar 2000: 38).- Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols