Browse Artwork by Category

Sold OutSeal with Eye of the Future
* Colours of artwork may not be exactly as on screen.
This piece has been sold or sold out. If you are interested in commissioning a similar piece by this artist, please contact us.

For more information, please see the links below:

If you have any other questions, please contact us for further assistance.

Seal with Eye of the Future

Snaw-naw-as First Nation artist and master carver Brian Bob of Nanoose, BC hand carved this seal from yellow cedar wood. Inside the belly of the seal is an image of an 'eye to the future'. The artist has used abalone shell to embellish the eyes both on the seal head as well as the 'eye' in its belly. Brian used a brown stain to finish this piece. The seal is a perfect example of Brian's combining traditional and fluid contemporary carving styles.

Product code: BO-2mu
Medium: Stained Yellow Cedar/ Inlaid Abalone Shell
Length: 23"
Width: 8"
Depth: 1 1/2"

Meet the artist

Bob, Brian

Bob, Brian

Brian Bob's Indian name is Qwuyutsapool, a Nuu-chah-nulth derived tradional name which translates in English to 'policer of the wolves'. Brian honours the heritage of both his mother and father in his work. His mother, Fran Touchie, is from the...

Read more