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Argillite Eagle Pendant with Abalone Eye

Calvin Bell

About Calvin Bell

(Born 1950) A member of the Haida Nation, Calvin Bell was born in Masset, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands). His family crest symbols are the two-finned killerwhale and the grizzly bear.

Since 1971 Bell was been carving argillite, having learned from Ron Russ.  He is one of just a few carvers embracing the traditional old style of carving.  Bell is known for his attention to detail, the depth of his carving coupled with an elegant curviliner orientation to his subjects.

Savvy Price $285.00

Gallery Price $325.00

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About the Artist

(Born 1950) A member of the Haida Nation, Calvin Bell was born in Masset, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands). His family crest symbols are the two-finned killerwhale and the grizzly bear.

Since 1971 Bell was been carving argillite, having learned from Ron Russ.  He is one of just a few carvers embracing the traditional old style of carving.  Bell is known for his attention to detail, the depth of his carving coupled with an elegant curviliner orientation to his subjects.

Medium Argillite, abalone
Troy ounces .30 troy ounces
Size 2 1/8" height X 1 1/2" maximum width
Signed "Calvin Bell Haida, B.C. 84" inscribed on back
Date of creation 1984
Provenance CP 3167
Gram weight 9.4 grams