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
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.
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.
This item has been shown 25 times.
Northwest Coast Native First Nation Indian Art Bc Kwakiutl Eagle Carving Plaque: $125