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Artist / Maker : Yeomans, Don
Title : Ceremonial Furniture; Chancellor's Chair Carved Sides
Date (Execution) : 1993
Geographical Origin : Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Haida
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Cedar; acrylic
Support / Technique : Carved; Painted
Object Type : chairs (furniture forms)
Visual Description : Carved wood sides and facia of chancellor's chair are of carved cedar painted in red, blue, and black colour showing traditional Haida motifs.
Accession # : U993.30.1
Width (cm) : 49.00
Height (cm) : 59.00
Depth (cm) : 4.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement : See Ceremonial Furnishings binder, Book 1 of 3, for media articles and artist interviews: "Starting with the side panels, what you have on either side is an abstraction--abstraction being that it's not biologically readable. The head is ripped off, put in this direction, and the wing goes back that way. But all components are there. They're just arranged differently..." cont. (1014 words)