Dogfish

Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by it’s distinctive gills, triangular teeth and split pupils. Dogfish is known to represent assertiveness and persistence.
8 items

Shark Canoe Feast Bowl
Glen Rabena

Dogfish is a small variety of sharks found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by its dis...

Dogfish is a small variety of sharks found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by its distinctive gills, triangular teeth, and split pupils. Dogfish is known to represent assertiveness and persistence.

$3,000.00

Dogfish Mask
Jay Brabant (Cree)

Signed "Northern Style Humanoid Shark by Jay & Gene Brabant"Dogfish is a small variety of sha...

Signed "Northern Style Humanoid Shark by Jay & Gene Brabant"Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by its distinctive gills, triangular teeth and split pupils. Dogfish is known to represent assertiveness and persistence.

$5,500.00

Dogfish Brooch, 1959
Bill Reid (Haida)

1959This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Reid...

1959This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Reid's earlier work was in part characterized by his study of Haida artist and Chief, Charles Edenshaw. This particular brooch is styled after an Edenshaw tattoo design and the original sketch is part of the permanent collection of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City.When Reid completed this Dogfish Brooch he told the owner he felt that this was the best piece that he had do...

$110,000.00

Dogfish Pendant
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

“Dogfish is an important crest and mythic being…depictions of Dogfish feature high, domed heads, ...

“Dogfish is an important crest and mythic being…depictions of Dogfish feature high, domed heads, that actually represent the snout; sharp, triangular teeth in a large, downturned, mouth; parallel lines representing gills in the cheeks; large, and round eyes with elliptical pupils…Dogfish images may also feature a hooked, beakish nose, and a separate pair of circular designs representing nostrils, which on sharks are located on the underside of the head” (Shearar 2000: 39). – Understanding Nor...

$250.00

Dogfish Mother Pendant
Gwaai Edenshaw (Haida)

Edition /9This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directl...

Edition /9This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.“Dogfish is an important crest and mythic being…depictions of Dogfish feature high, domed heads, that actually represent the snout; sharp, triangular teeth in a large, downturned, mouth; parallel lines representing gills in the cheeks; large, and round eyes with elliptical pupils…Dogfish images may also feature a hooked, beakish nose, and a separate pair of circular designs representing nostrils...

$15,000.00

Dogfish Pendant
Carmen Goertzen (Haida)

Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by it’s dis...

Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by it’s distinctive gills, triangular teeth and split pupils. Dogfish is known to represent assertiveness and persistence.

$650.00

Sisters of the Underworld
Robert Davidson (Haida)

1998Edition 9/75Available framed for $5,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Dogfish is a...

1998Edition 9/75Available framed for $5,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. It is distinguished by its distinctive gills, triangular teeth and split pupils. Dogfish is known to represent assertiveness and persistence.

$4,000.00

Dogfish Plaster
Bill Reid (Haida)

c. 1991This is a plaster of the yellow cedar Dogfish door that Reid carved in 1968 and which was ...

c. 1991This is a plaster of the yellow cedar Dogfish door that Reid carved in 1968 and which was used to make an edition of paper casts in 1991.

$90,000.00