Lot 223

A probably Russian sculpture of a bear with two cubs, 18th/19th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A82kua | Live auction | 714 Lots


Ivory. The fully sculptured, naturalistically carved figure of a bear with two cubs in her arms. On a fire-gilt brass pedestal with a wooden core and a silver-plated monogram cartouche. Slight signs of age. Minor knocks in the pedestal. The gilding abraded in places. Dimensions 21.8 x 13.2 x 9 cm.Attention - shipping to non-EU countries subject to CITES regulations, but beware: permission is almost impossible to get!Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

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