Sea Wolf

by Boma
Canada
$42.00
Item No. B119
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This reproduction is from the Canadian Museum of Civilization's Haida Gwaii Collection. Haida Gwaii means 'Islands of the People' in the Haida language and refers to the Queen Charlotte Islands. The original Sea Wolf carving, a mythical creature, was carved in argillite by Ed Russ in 1997. 2¾ inches high, 4¾ inches long and 1 inch wide. Color is argillite black. This museum quality reproduction is made from a natural resin composite to attain the heft of the argillite original. Made in Canada.

This reproduction is from the Canadian Museum of Civilization's Haida Gwaii Collection. Haida Gwaii means 'Islands of the People' in the Haida language and refers to the Queen Charlotte Islands. The original Sea Wolf carving, a mythical creature, was carved in argillite by Ed Russ in 1997. 2¾ inches high, 4¾ inches long and 1 inch wide. Color is argillite black. This museum quality reproduction is made from a natural resin composite to attain the heft of the argillite original. Made in Canada.

  • Argillite Reproductions

    The Haida carvings in argillite are some of the finest presentations of totemic art. These reproductions are well made from original work in Canada, made in a natural resin composite with the heft and finish of the originals. These museum quality reproductions of the older work are available in a range of styles that can be more casually displayed so that the art can be enjoyed on an everyday basis.

    The reproductions are made by Boma, a Canadian company producing a range of collectibles and giftware.

  • Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf is a mythical creature with the head of a wolf and fins of an orca that appears in numerous Haida and Tlingit myths and legends. Known to the Haida people as Wasga, and to the Tlingit as Gonakadet, the Sea Wolf was a popular subject for argillite carvers in the nineteenth century.

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