Sculptures

198 items

Thunderbird Paddle
Dawson Matilpi (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the galle...

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the gallery directly to order a stand.Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a powerful being associated with power, change and the sky in myths throughout the Northwest Coast. Often depicted with a sharply hooked beak, horns and large ears and is sometimes represented as having teeth.

$2,500.00

Whale Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the galle...

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the gallery directly to order a stand.

$7,000.00

Elapsed Time Panel
Margaret August (Salish)

"This design is characterized by the Coast Salish Crows. The crow is a kin to raven. Therefore wh...

"This design is characterized by the Coast Salish Crows. The crow is a kin to raven. Therefore what applies to raven, also applies to crow. It is easily said the message of crow is better understood at the intuitive level. They are the guardians of the void of the Great Spirit, where there is no structure and constant change." - Margaret August

$3,000.00

Eagle Panel
Margaret August (Salish)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$3,000.00

Divine Momentum Panel
Margaret August (Salish)

"Divine Momentum is inspired by a stone spindle whorl artifact. Spindle whorls were traditionally...

"Divine Momentum is inspired by a stone spindle whorl artifact. Spindle whorls were traditionally used for spinning fibres for the sole purpose of making textiles. This contemporary design symbolizes the revival of ancient Coast Salish practices and the continuation of our cultures." - Margaret August

$3,000.00

Dogfish Woman Panel
Doug Zilkie (Non-Indigenous)

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

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.

$11,500.00

Hummingbird Paddle
Trevor Angus (Gitxsan)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$4,000.00

Killer Whale and Stingray Panel
Phil Gray (Tsimshian)

Edition /5Gunmetal (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf...

Edition /5Gunmetal (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf to hunt for stingrays. The whales are shown diving down to the seafloor, where they bump the stingrays with their noses. The stingrays are startled and forced up toward the surface. Once in the open water, and off of the ocean floor, they become easy prey." - Phil Gray

$37,000.00

Killer Whale and Stingray Panel
Phil Gray (Tsimshian)

Edition /5Argillite (Flat Black) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf ...

Edition /5Argillite (Flat Black) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf to hunt for stingrays. The whales are shown diving down to the seafloor, where they bump the stingrays with their noses. The stingrays are startled and forced up toward the surface. Once in the open water, and off of the ocean floor, they become easy prey." - Phil Gray

$37,000.00

Killer Whale and Stingray Panel
Phil Gray (Tsimshian)

Edition /5Pearlized White (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching h...

Edition /5Pearlized White (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf to hunt for stingrays. The whales are shown diving down to the seafloor, where they bump the stingrays with their noses. The stingrays are startled and forced up toward the surface. Once in the open water, and off of the ocean floor, they become easy prey." - Phil Gray

$37,000.00

Killer Whale and Stingray Panel
Phil Gray (Tsimshian)

Edition /5Pewter (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf t...

Edition /5Pewter (Satin Finish) Patina"This panel shows a mother Killer Whale teaching her calf to hunt for stingrays. The whales are shown diving down to the seafloor, where they bump the stingrays with their noses. The stingrays are startled and forced up toward the surface. Once in the open water, and off of the ocean floor, they become easy prey." - Phil Gray

$37,000.00

Salmon Bentwood Box
Margaret August (Salish)

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. M...

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon have always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin.

$1,650.00

Thunderbird Bentwood Box
Margaret August (Salish)

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough ...

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a powerful being associated with power, change and the sky in myths throughout the Northwest Coast. Often depicted with a sharply hooked beak, horns and large ears and is sometimes represented as having teeth.

$1,800.00

Eagles Panel
Art Thompson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$75,000.00

I Saw a Raven Dance
Darren McKenzie (Cree)

Edition /5

Edition /5

$3,700.00

Dzunukwa Transformation Mask
Lorrie Pambrun (Cree)

Dimensions are of the mask closed and excluding cedar bark.Open Dimensions: 23" H x 27 ½" W x 10 ...

Dimensions are of the mask closed and excluding cedar bark.Open Dimensions: 23" H x 27 ½" W x 10 ½" D

$7,000.00

Eagle Panel
Trevor Angus (Gitxsan)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$3,000.00

Bear Bentwood Box
James Michels (Metis)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

Bear 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.

$800.00

Eagle Bentwood Box
James Michels (Metis)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$600.00

Ghost Mask
Gilbert Dawson (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Amongst the Kwakwaka’wakw, the souls of the dead are widely believed to live as ghosts in their o...

Amongst the Kwakwaka’wakw, the souls of the dead are widely believed to live as ghosts in their own villages in the spirit world, where everything is an exact inversion of the world of the living, the seasons and daylight hours being opposite. During the Kwakwaka’wakw ceremony of Winalagalis, the War Spirit, dancers wearing ghost masks appear in a performance that dramatizes a visit to the land of the dead.  Ghosts also frequently accompany Bak’was (Bookwus), the Wild Man of the Woods, who is...

$1,000.00

Eagle Bentwood Box
James Michels (Metis)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$600.00

Split Eagle Bentwood Box
James Michels (Metis)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$250.00

Raven Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the galle...

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the gallery directly to order a stand.Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$7,000.00