Hand-carved argillite Raven Dancer Sculpture on Yew wood base.
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.
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The sculpture is inlayed with abalone shell and ivory. The Dance apron has a Raven design on it. L=7 inches, H=5 inches, W=2 ½ inches.