This exquisitely crafted reproduction of West Coast art cast in a rich burgundy, rosewood colour. Sculpted by West Coast artist Thomas McPhee, these beautiful boxes are made from crushed marble and undergo multiple polishing and highlighting steps to develop the uniquely rich and warm finish.
This piece depicts the Killer Whale; He’s the lord of the oceans. The killer whale is a symbol of long life. It is believed that great chiefs turn into killer whales when they pass on into the neither world. This illustrates the close links between man and whale. Made in Canada.
Approximate size 13 x 26 x 13 cm