This Raven head sculpture has been hand-carved and painted by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Steve Smith. It has been carved from red cedar and painted in black and orange acrylic. This carving came from a collection and is in excellent condition.
Mischievous and curious, the Raven plays many important roles in Pacific Northwest Coast Culture. For some, he symbolizes creation, transformation, knowledge, prestige as well as the complexity of nature and the subtlety of truth. He also symbolizes the unknown and shows that every person sees the world in a different way.
Find more information about and examples of The Raven Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
This piece measures approximately 9 1/4 inches or 23 1/2 centimeters high, 5 3/4 inches or 14 1/2 centimeters wide, and 2 3/4 inches or 7 centimeters deep.
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