181115-02 Sampson Robertson Carved and Inlaid Beaver Box
late 20th century
10.5"h x 16.5" x11.25" across lid box without base or lid measures 7 1/4" h x 14 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Sampson Robertson, who sadly passed away in 2014, was a member of the Kwakwakaw'wakw First Nation. He was a very well known artist, teacher and mentor to many members of his family, including his niece and his brother Alfred. Sarah is keeping the work and tradition of her uncle alive. As is his brother, Alfred Robertson. He originated from Kingcome Inlet, a small island off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.