About this object


From the Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fortune collection. Item number 128 in the catalogue "Bill Reid: a Retrospective Exhibition" (1974; Vancouver Art Gallery).

Physical description

Wide silver bracelet with hinge clasp. Deeply carved sea bear (Tschumos) design, with wide grin, flaring nostrils, and showing its broad row of teeth and protruding tongue. The back section is engraved deeply with clawed feet and cross-hatching in between. Artist’s inscription on back: HAIDA ART / Reid.