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Bear Statue

1971.1760 (RS118376)

Description

Carved wood statue of a grizzly bear, standing on a hind leg in stride. Its left front arm at its side, the right saluting. Over the right shoulder is a strap which holds a basket at each end. Mouth open. It has a round base and is roughly carved.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bear
bear
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
sculpture (visual work)
STATUE
statues
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1760
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12649

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