Red Cedar Plaques by Nelson McCarty, Nlaka'pamux/Nuu-chah-nulth
These wall plaques in glorious yellow cedar are a beautiful addition to any home with their deep red hues and rich colours. Each is hand-carved and painted by Nlaka'pamux/Nuu-chah-nulth artist Nelson McCarty.
The Bear is a symbol of authority and wisdom. Bear is a well-respected member of the community and sometime referred to as the protector of the forests.
The Raven is the transformer and the creator, Raven placed the sun and moon in the sky so the world would have light and also put the trees on land and fish in water. This primordial creature opened the clamshell to release the first man. He is known for his knowledge, trickery and creativity.
The Eagle is a symbol of pride and friendship. Eagle feathers are given as gifts to symbolize honour and respect for accomplishments and displays of courage and wisdom. Because Eagles mate for life, they are also admired for their long term commitments.
The Hummingbird is the joyful messenger and a symbol of health. When a Hummingbird appears, healing will follow.
The Wolf can be considered a symbol of leadership and intelligence. The wolf people shows us strength in relationships and the importance of strong family values. Wolves live and hunt in packs or family groups.
The Killerwhale is a communicator and highly regarded guardian of the sea. Whales travel together and symbolize long life and unity.
Dimensions: 6" x 10" x 1"
Each plaque comes with an artist biography and design information as well as attachments for instant hanging.
MADE IN CANADA
At Lattimer Gallery we work directly with our artists to provide the highest quality, authentic art from across British Columbia. Please Allow 2-3 weeks if the item needs to be custom ordered.
Please note texture and colouration of the cedar and paintwork on each plaque will vary.