Northwest Coast Native First Nation Indian Art Bc Kwakiutl Eagle Carving Plaque
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Northwest Coast Native First Nation Indian Art Bc Kwakiutl Eagle Carving Plaque:
EAGLE PLAQUE BY GINO SEWARD 13GS3 Dimensions: Height: 14 1/2 Inches, Width: 8 Inches
This handmade piece, by Gino Seward, is carved from pine, a wood not commonly utilized by First Nations artists. The plaque is masterfully carved; displaying clean cuts, deep carving and fantastic detail . A stain has been applied that accentuates the natural wood grain and gives the piece an aged feeling. Gino has signed the back of the plaque and I will provide a copy of his biography to the winning buyer. Shipping: Canada: $16.00 USD, United States $18.00 USD, International $85.00 USD (Shipping prices will be adjusted downward upon completion of the sale - please contact me for additional shipping options).
Place of Birth: Nanaimo, British Columbia
Gino was born in 1972 in Nanaimo, British Columbia. He is of both Coast Salish (father) and Kwakwaka’wakw (mother) descent.
Gino began carving at the age of eleven and was taught by his Salish grandfather and by the Kwakiutl master carvers Jackson and William Robertson. Gino prefers to carve in both red and yellow cedar, which he uses to create finely, detailed plaques and amazing freestanding totems.
Gino, now considered to be a master carver, has taken on two apprentices (Danny Pugles and Sammy Seward) and is proud to aid in the preservation of his cultures artistic traditions.
Coastal Treasures: Native Art Gallery
Please contact me for additional payment options. Buyers within British Columbia pay 12% HST, Canadian buyers outside of BC pay local tax rates.
All items are fully guaranteed for quality. Refund of sale amount (buyer must contact me within 5 days of receiving the item) if not satisfied.
I ship all items (Canada and the United States) with Canada Post Expedited Parcel, which provides a tracking number. I will ship multiple purchases together to save the purchaser shipping charges. For additional shipping options, please contact me. Insurance charges are included in the price of shipping. Freight charges will be adjusted (downward only) according to the buyers proximity to British Columbia.