About this object


Dr. Sydney Friedman and his wife Dr. Constance Friedman were acquainted for many years with Haida artist, Bill Reid, whom they commissioned to make gold and silver jewellery, between the early 1950s and 1974.

Physical description

Silver killer whale brooch. The whale has cut-out teeth, a tapered side fin, repousse body and head; flat engraved flukes and fins, with hollowing in surface details. Inscription reads HAIDA ART Reid.