This beautifully carved and painted decorative bowl featuring the Bear, sits 7 inches in length, 4 inches wide and 3 inches in height. This Canadian made bowl is a contemporary representation of the bowl and serving pieces used during the potlatches and feasts held by the native people of the Northwest Coast. The Bear is a symbol of earthly power and was sometimes used to indicate the authority of the chief. His short snout, large teeth and paws make him an unmistakable figure, representing a particularity great force and might.
Intended as decoration only.