This Grizzly Bear Totem Pole is hand-carved in argillite is by Haida artist Medric Jones. The carved totem pole is in the form of a Grizzly Bear holding a human figure between his forepaws.
The Bear Symbol represents strength, family, vitality courage and health. The bear is thoughtful and independent, with little need for fellowship. The bear is also self-contained and strong-willed in nature. A Bear is of great support and comfort to those who crave human company simply for personal reassurance rather than for the simple pleasure of being with friends. He makes lonely periods of life far easier.
Find more information about and examples of The Bear Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
The pole measures 4 1/2 inches in height and is in very good condition. The argillite pole is signed by the artist.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.