Tábąąstíín in the Navajo language. Like many of the smaller animals some Native American tribes consider the otter a trickster. Others consider the otter to be a good luck symbol, while others consider the otter a sign of loyalty and honesty. On the other hand the Canadian and Alaskan area tribes associate the otter with ghosts and drowning.
Is there an animal out there that is more comical than a river otter, while at the same time one of the most graceful creatures in water. This piece depicts a river otter standing on a river bank looking back to see who may be following. Perfect for the coffee table or mantel.
The otter measures 24 1/2 inches long and 11 1/4 inches tall. The otter, in this freestanding piece, is cut from 12 gauge (1/8 inch) steel and mounted on rustic barn wood. Painted with automotive grade primer & paints then finished with an automotive grade clear coat. Paints are UV protected. Wood will vary, according to what is at hand. Wood is left raw and un treated.
Unless requested by a Customer we do not use clip art or purchased designs. Like our other designs this is an in-house Copyrighted© design. This is an heirloom quality piece that will be appreciated for generations to come.
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