Bronze

9 items

Bear Family Copper
Don Yeomans (Haida)

Edition 11/12Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially whe...

Edition 11/12Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.

$15,000.00

Dzonokwa Moon Mask
Stan Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Edition 1/12

Edition 1/12

$11,000.00

Sunrise
Kyran Yeomans (Haida)

Edition 2/12Sun is generally a symbol of life and creative power. Usually male, Sun is often depi...

Edition 2/12Sun is generally a symbol of life and creative power. Usually male, Sun is often depicted as a powerful supernatural chief. Sun is usually depicted with a rounded humanlike face surrounded by long rays, sometimes shells or copper is used to emphasize brightness.

$15,000.00

Shore to Shore Bronze
Luke Marston (Salish)

Edition 3/12Measurements do not include base.This cast edition of 12 is a portion of Marston's br...

Edition 3/12Measurements do not include base.This cast edition of 12 is a portion of Marston's bronze installation in Stanley Park which stands at the site of the artist's family’s ancestral village site X̲wáýx̲way and commemorates the history of his ancestors, Portuguese Joe and his first and second Salish wives, Khaltinaht and Kwatleemaat. Marston is the great-great-grandson of Portuguese Joe and Kwatleemaat.

$17,000.00

Identity
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition 5/15The original to this bronze, titled “Identity”, was taken from one of a pair of yello...

Edition 5/15The original to this bronze, titled “Identity”, was taken from one of a pair of yellow cedar sculptures that were carved very similarly to each other known as “The Identicals.” The originals were carved for Abstract Edge, Robert Davidson's solo exhibition at MOA that toured from 2004-2006.

$30,000.00

Nanasimgit and Whale
Don Yeomans (Haida)

Edition 9/12The story of Nanasimgit has long been told amongst the Haida, and Tsimshian of the No...

Edition 9/12The story of Nanasimgit has long been told amongst the Haida, and Tsimshian of the Northern Northwest Coast. Amongst the Tsimshian, Nanasimgit is known as Gunarhnesemgyet or Gunar. The story tells of a woman being taken by the Killer Whales and made to marry. Nanasimgit ventures to the home of the Killer Whales to retrieve his wife and bring her home (Barbeau 1953: 269-286).

$28,000.00

Crab of the Woods
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition 3/12Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and ...

Edition 3/12Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability to traverse worlds. As the primary spirit helpers of shamans, frogs are communicators and often represent the voice of the people. Frogs were often carved at the top of totem poles to symbolize the communication of warnings or impending danger. Frog is generally given large eyes, prominent lips with a projecting tongue and webbed feet.

$25,000.00

Eyes of the Mind
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition 9/12

Edition 9/12

$25,000.00

Shaman Bronze
Jim Hart (Haida)

Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture Edition /8In James Hart's original cedar sculpture, the Shaman F...

Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture Edition /8In James Hart's original cedar sculpture, the Shaman Figure stands at the front of the dance screen, on top of a Haida house holding a rattle.Shamans held secular and supernatural authorities and, in this scene, ensures the cyclical return of the salmon. This Shaman Figure has been cast in bronze at the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry in New York, USA. Notably, this is the foundry where all of Bill Reid's large bronze castings were produced. The Shama...