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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 35

    A HARDSTONE MODEL OF A POLAR BEAR AND CUB

    RETAILED BY ASPREY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1989

    Price Realised  

    A HARDSTONE MODEL OF A POLAR BEAR AND CUB
    RETAILED BY ASPREY & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1989
    Carved in rock crystal, the mother bear and cub set on an ice floe, with banded agate eyes, signed ED and Asprey under base, with original fitted Asprey box
    7 in. (17.8 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    with Asprey, New York, 1989


    Saleroom Notice

    This sculpture is also engraved with the mark of Gerd Dreher, as well as the mark of Emile Beker.