Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture

Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture
Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture
Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture
Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture

Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture
This totem is hand-carved and hand-painted with Wingspan. The dimensions: the piece is 19.5″ tall with a wing span of 18″ wide. Totem includes Hand Painted Carvings of The Thunderbird, Copper Bear, & Sitting Frog. Eric Williams, who inherited his skills from a long line of Nitinaht carvers on Vancouver Island, continues to carve and sell his model totems from his home in Concrete, at the foot of the Cascade Mountains in Skagit County. The wood and the knife. Theyd been John T. Williamss constant companions and among his only possessions for most of his 50 years. The wood Williams clutched in his calloused hand that August afternoon contained the preliminary etchings of an eagle, similar to the bald eagle spreading its wings upon his tattered cap, which read Native Pride. Wood Totem carving was clearly an essential part of the Northwest culture, says Robin Wright, a UW art historian who works with the Northwest collections at the Burke Museum. Their purpose was “to display family crests, ” Wright explains. They were heraldic crests that belonged to noble families. The Williams Family Has been Hand Carving Totems for Years. The item “ERIC WILLIAMS PACIFIC NORTHWEST SUPERB WOOD TOTEM POLE CARVING SCULPTURE” is in sale since Monday, November 12, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Fetishes & Totems”. The seller is “bakercreativeus” and is located in Groveport, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Provenance: Ownership History Available
  • Tribal Affiliation: Nitinat Band (Eagle Clan)
  • Format: Physical
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Language: English
  • Origin: Pacific Northwest
  • Year Published: 1968
  • Signed: yes
  • Era/Year: 1968
  • Artisan: Eric Williams

Eric Williams Pacific Northwest Superb Wood Totem Pole Carving Sculpture