Killer Whale Box Bruce Alfred

Native Box - Killer Whale and Thunderbird by Box Bruce Alfred C2008


Bent Box - Killer Whale and Thunderbird by Box Bruce Alfred C2008

Killer Whale is an important participant in the Dhuwlaxa dance of the kwakwaka’wakw.
Thunderbird is very important to the Kwakwaka’wakw, who in legendary times made a deal with the powerful bird; in exchange for Thunderbird’s aid during a crisis, the Kwakwaka’wakw agreed to honor him for all time by making his image prominent in their art.

This Traditional Steamed Bentwood Box is made from Red cedar and Yellow cedar, the measurement's are 19 inches long by 8 inches wide and is 6 inches in height. The designs are deeply carved and the corner has been pegged.

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Artist: Bruce Alfred
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