Argillite – Beaver Bowl

$170.99

Reproduction of argillite Haida carving.

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Description

This bowl is a licensed reproduction of an original Haida argillite bowl (1885) from the Canadian Museum of History’s collection: 27.5 X 17.5 X 7.5 cm. These reproduction pieces in high density resin are moulded from casts of original argillite Haida carvings from the CMH collections. Argillite is a soft slate found only on Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands); it was first quarried in the 1820’s on Slatechuck Mountain.

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