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Copper-cutting figure in the form of a bear, crouching, holding a human face mask in its front paws. Teeth bared. Iron platform on top of head. Painted red, green, white, black and brown. All the teeth and claws are painted white, including the teeth of the mask.

History Of Use

The figure was used as a stand on which coppers were cut.

Iconographic Meaning

Represents grizzly bear.


According to Charlie George (in 1966) this piece belonged to Peter Scow of Gilford Island. Thought to have been bought by Mayer (of Muse Antiques) from Ernie Scow?

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