Kumugwe And Loon Mask Tom Hunt

Native Mask - Kumugwe and Sea Lions Mask Tom Hunt c2007


Mask - Kumugwe Loon and Sea Lions Mask Tom Hunt c2007

This exquisite Mask depicting the Kumugwe (this means Rich One in Kwakwaka'wakw language) also known as the Chief of the Under Sea World. Another one of his names is Tlakwagila meaning Copper Maker. He has an under sea house that has Sea Lions as house post, he is associated with high rising tides and whirlpools along with many creatures such as the Loon , Killer Whale and Octopus some say that he is a Giant Octopus.

This mask measures 36 inches high by 34 inches wide and is 22 inches in depth with the Cedar Bark it is 52 inches high. The Kumugwe mask is red cedar with copper eyes and copper inlaid into the Octopus tentacles running down the cheeks , the Sea lion and the Loon are carved from yellow cedar.

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Art Piece: "Kumugwe And Loon Mask Tom Hunt"
Artist: Tom Hunt
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