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Jade Bear

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  • Title Jade Bear
  • Category Sculpture
  • Medium Jade
  • Dimensions 8.5"h x 8.5"w x 14"d
  • Description This carved green stone sculpture depicts a polar bear standing on all fours with a salmon in its mouth. Incised on the bottom of its paw are Chinese characters and the date 1989. The material appears to be jade nephrite. This is not a traditional Chinese subject but polar bears are typical of several Eskimo, Inuit, and Canadian First Nations peoples.
  • Artist Unknown
  • Credit Ruby Collection
  • Location McEachran Reception
  • Accession Number 2007.0100
  • Status Checked Out
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