This small three dimensional wood carving represents the Raven, made by one of the First Nation Bruce family of carvers. Much of this art is made by folk artists who do not sell their pieces. This one is signed H. Bruce Sr., and the only First Nation artist I found by that name was Andy Bruce, who hails from a family of carvers. I am not certain, but H. Bruce Sr. maybe be the younger Bruce's father or uncle. What I do know is that the younger Bruce is a member of the ‘Namgis First Nation in Alert Bay, British Columbia, and that he uses the Raven as his family crest. This piece is quite similar to those of the younger Bruce, as it is carved in red and yellow cedar and painted in traditional colors. You can find much larger pieces like this, which are masks. What I love is that this piece is small and much more affordable for those who love this art.
The wood carving measures 3-1/2" tall by 2" wide and extends about 6-3/4" from the wall. There are spots where the paint may have smeared during the painting, and some small scratches. Otherwise in good condition.
Beautiful depiction of this magical bird.
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