Hand-carved Alder Wood Northwest Coast Raven Bowl

Regular price $80.00

This hand carved Northwest Coast raven bowl, with detailed carving on its face, body and tail feathers, is made of alder wood and signed with a mark and "8J7."

Symbolizing creation, knowledge, the complexity of nature and the subtlety of truth, the raven is a sacred figure in Northwest Coast native cultures. Believed to have shape-shifting qualities and called upon in ritual in order to clarify visions, the raven is also believed to carry messages in its wings, revealed only those worthy of the knowledge.

11.25ʺw × 5.75ʺd × 4.5ʺh; very good condition.