This Killer Whale and Seal Argillite Sculpture is hand-carved and signed by Haida artist Marcell Russ.
The Orca or Killer Whale symbolizes family, romance, longevity, harmony, travel, community and protection. He is said to protect those who travel away from home, and to lead them back when the time comes. Orcas will often stay their whole life with the same pod and raise each calf with care.
Find more information about and examples of The Orca/Killer Whale Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
This sculpture is approximately 4 3/4 inches or 12 centimeters long, 2 1/2 inches or 6 1/2 centimeters wide, and 3 3/4 inches or 9 1/2 centimeters tall.
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