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U993.30.1-2
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Calvin
Title : Ceremonial Furniture; Armrests
Date (Execution) : 1993
Geographical Origin : Fort Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Cedar; acyrlic
Support / Technique : Carved; Painted
Object Type : arms (furniture components)
Visual Description : Eagle chair armrests are carved and painted with North West Coast First Nations motifs in blue, black and red. They are part of the the chancellor's chair.
Accession # : U993.30.1-2
Width (cm) : 61.00
Height (cm) : 19.00
Depth (cm) : 11.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement : Interview transcript in Ceremonial Furnishings binder, Book 1 of 3: "When I first got approached about the chair, John Livingston phoned me and asked me if I was even interested in getting involved. And this was roughly over two years ago. He mentioned how many artists were going to be involved and who was doing what, and asked me if I was interested in maybe doing the arms...." cont.