This Owl Mask was hand-carved by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Ernest Puglas. It has been carved from red cedar, painted in black, white, light brown, and dark brown acrylic, and is adorned with four small bundles of cedar bark, as well as goose and grouse feathers.
The Owl Symbol represents a bird of wisdom and intuition, magic and prophecy. Owls are often seen as messengers.
Find more information about and examples of The Owl Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
Listen below and Ernest shares the story behind this mask.
The mask measures approximately 13 inches or 33 centimeters high, 13 inches or 33 centimeters wide, and 10 1/2 inches or 26 3/4 centimeters deep.
The last image shows Ernest holding the mask.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.