Preston Singletary

Wings on His Shoulders

Blown & sand-carved glass, 26"h x 11"w x 8"d, Item No. 15177,

In this piece Preston Singletary has created a contemporary glass sculpture that depicts a raven rattle, which traditionally would be used during ceremonial times by dancing chiefs or shamans in the Tlingit tribe.  This rattle depicts a shaman figure riding on the back of a raven, symbolic of a spirit journey.