Dimensions: 14” x 3” x 3”
Artist: Nuu-chah-nulth, Sam Williams (born 1880-D). The first carver of the Williams family employed by Ye Olde Curio Shop in Seattle in 1899.
Materials: cedar, red, yellow, blue, black, white and green pigments
Description: Bear with mouth open about to eat a fish, diving whale, and raven at the bottom transforming into a human. Expertly painted with finely sculpted details. Note the the hollowed out areas and beautiful bright well preserved pigments. You will not find a better example by this famed carver.