Williams Gallery West – Native American Art. Dimensions – approx 19 long x 8 3/4 wide x 7 1/2 high at ends. Mid 20th century Kwakiutl feast bowl in the form of a seal. Beautiful features and pose. Carved with traditional designs. Painted red and black. ID sticker on bottom reads “#903XY”. Light wear from use and display. Provenance – from a California private collection. Kwakwaka’wakw, Kwakuitl carvings and art are one of the most distinctive forms of Northwest Coast American Indian art. Masks, totems, tools and bowls are usually created by artists who have inherited the rights to make them. Many are used during Potlatch ceremonies that celebrate the community, the culture and honor their ancestors. The item “C1950 Native American Indian Kwakiutl Seal Cedar Wood Feast Bowl Northwest Coast” is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Other Nat. Am. Items 1935-Now”. The seller is “galw001″ and is located in Oakhurst, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Artisan: unknown
- Provenance: California private collection
- Origin: British Columbia
- Tribal Affiliation: Kwakiutl