Eagle - Red Cedar Sculpture
Eagle - Red Cedar Sculpture

Eagle - Red Cedar Sculpture

Doug Horne (Coast Salish - Tsawout)
Regular price CAD $380.00

"Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and [oral histories]. It is respected for its intelligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. In the art, Eagle is identified by a powerful beak whose upper half ends in a strong downward curve...Often Eagle is shown with ovoid eyes; split U feathers, wing and tail feathers...and sharp, curved talons (Shearar 2000: 43-44). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Beings and Symbols

Hand-carved red cedar

2"w x 4"h x 10 3/4"L



Doug Horne trained with Doug and Perry Lafortune, as well as with his uncle, Francis Horne. While he has always been exposed to Salish artwork, Doug has only been carving on a full-time basis since 1998. He creates work with traditional Salish crests and motifs, but he is especially interested in experimenting with unconventional forms and unique symbols. Doug is primarily a wood carver at this stage in his young career.