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Stone Bear

Date:
16th–17th century
Geography:
United States, California
Culture:
Chumash
Medium:
Steatite, red cinnabar, shell
Dimensions:
H. 3 3/8 x W. 2 1/4 x D. 2 9/16 in. (8.6 x 5.7 x 6.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.397
Not on view
[Stendahl Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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