Eagle Canoe Bentwood Box by Bruce Alfred, Kwakwaka'wakw artist
Northwest Coast native wooden Box of Daylight Raven hat by Tlingit artist of Taku at Seattle Art Museum.
Lot 196- Henry Hunt (1923-1985 Kwakiutl) Attributed Bentwood Cradle Box 13.5''x29''x10''. Finely carved cedar polychrome painted box with sinew binding. Human, Eagle, and Sisiutl motifs on exterior with interior relief carved mask. Slight edge wear, overall excellent condition. Father of Kwakwaka'wakw artists Tony and Richard Hunt. Northwest coast native.
Audain Art Museum, Whistler, BC
Crooked Beak of Heaven Mask Date: late century Geography: Canada, British Columbia Culture: Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) Medium: Wood, plant fiber, cord, pigment Dimensions: H. x cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture