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U003.20.21
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Kwakwaka' wakw Eagle and Bear Model Totem Pole
Date (Execution) : 1969
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Yellow cedar, paint
Support / Technique : Carved; painted
Object Type : miniature totem poles; carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Totem depicts a hooked-beaked eagle with outstreched wings atop a bear with a large head. The bear is holding a human figure in his arms at the base of the totem. Totem is constructed on a black painted square base. The carved lines of the pole are accentuated by green, rust red, black and brown paint.
Accession # : U003.20.21
Width (cm) : 45.72
Height (cm) : 53.98
Depth (cm) : 11.43
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement :