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Elmer Thompson

Elmer Thompson comes from the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation. Elmer has carved for many years selling his work world wide because of his adherence to traditional West Coast carving. Currently Elmer has retired from carving but continues to participate in the culture of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth people. These masks are the last pieces in Elmer's portfolio that has spanned 30 years of work.

1

Spirit of Whale Hunter Mask  

$1200.00 CDN

ONLY ONE MASK AVAILABLE.

Height 44 x Length 22 x Width 21 cm

sold

2

Eagle

$ 550.00 cdn.

Leather strapping for placing on head

Elmer carved this Eagle frontlet in 1995

Carved in red cedar ,these masks are adorned in the traditional potlatches

3

 

Wild Women Mask

$350.00 cdn

Ornamental wild women mask

with human hair,carved in

November 1996

Elmer has many many grand children.The story of the wild women is and was widely told by the elder's to their children and grandchildren.tradtionally throughout the West Coast each village has there version of the supernatural human-like beings that live deep in the forrests.