Hummingbird Bentwood BoxShain Jackson (Coast Salish)
"The rufous hummingbird is the most common species in the region, and in some areas these tiny, active, well-loved birds are year round inhabitants...[H]ummingbird is not traditionally a major motif in the art. Its popularity today indicates that it has become a very important symbol of love and beauty. Hummingbirds are identified by a long, narrow beak, prominent eyes; a small head, and the presence of flowers (Shearar 2000: 58) - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols
Material: Red Cedar Bentwood Box, Abalone Shell, Laser Engraved Design
Dimensions: Large Box: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 3 3/4", Small Box: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2"
Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)