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

Dogfish Bracelet
Ernest Swanson (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...

$1,200.00

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 Lighter
Robert Davidson (Haida)

1973Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. With its distinctive gills,...

1973Dogfish is a small variety of shark found on the Northwest Coast. With its distinctive gills, teeth, and eyes, it is an uncommon crest figure and is associated with high rank among the Haida people.

$15,000.00

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

K'aaxada awga (Dogfish Mother)
Tyson Brown (Haida)

Edition /95Available framed for $800 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Artist Statement:Th...

Edition /95Available framed for $800 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Artist Statement:The title of this print is, "k'aaxada awga", which means "shark" in Haida. I've always been fascinated by sharks - they are beautiful and intimidating at the same time.When the COVID-19 pandemic began, I was thinking about our tendency to fear the things we don't understand. However, if we do take the time to understand these things, fear often transforms into respect. Respect is a much healthier em...

$400.00

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