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  • Period

    20th century
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  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 11.4 x 5.4 x 9.2 cm (4 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 in)
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Object Details

  • Description

    Marble sculpture of a squatting bear carved from one piece of stone. There is a hole at the top of the head with two drilled openings to allow object to be hung. The recesses for the nostrils and navel are also drilled. Color is a mottled off-white/light brown, with a black, glossy material seen in recessed areas and cracks. (Proper right ear is broken and missing; a chip approximately one centimeter in diameter is seen on the proper left foot.)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    The Dr. Paul Singer Collection of Chinese Art of the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; a joint gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, Paul Singer, the AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, and the Children of Arthur M. Sackler
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