"Owl Plaque" Light Colour

Thomas McPhee

As a master of classical realism, Salt Spring Island's Thomas McPhee combines both figurative and stylized elements in his work that often involves mythological themes and archetypes. The carvings range from small jewelry sized pieces to larger sculptures.

'Strigiformes'

Pacific Northwest Coast Owl Plaque in unlimited edition cast stone plaques.

Original was carved in Mastodon Ivory by Thomas McPhee

The owl is associated with magic, the otherworld, wisdom, and prophecy.

This plaque is cast in florentine stone, an archivally stable synthetic stone. The plaque is then immersed in a dye and hand polished with a pigmented wax finish. This one is dyed and waxed green to give it an verdigris look.

measures approximately - 2 1/4” x 2 1/4” x 3/8” 5.6cm x 5.6 cm x .75 cm)

weight approximately - 50 grams