Eagle Sculpture

About this object


These carved eagles (parts a-b) were found hidden at the rear of Johnny Wallace's house. They possibly went above the front of a big house.

Cultural context


Physical description

Large wooden sculpture carved in the form of an eagle and painted yellow or faded green with black, white and red stylized Northwest Coast designs. Missing its wings. Has carved legs; only one claw remains. Its chest has a painted face, while the lower body holds detailing representative of a bird. The head has carved eyes and a protruding nose; the sides have painted ovoids. The lower part of the beak is missing.