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. According to Dr. Friedman, the gold raven bracelet was a birthday gift for Constance one year, then the raven brooch the next year, then the raven earrings the year after that.

Physical description

Gold raven brooch, with the raven facing left; hand-engraved. Brooch is part of a set with bracelet and earrings (2923/1, 3 a-b). Inscription on back "HAIDA ART Reid."