A BRONZE MODEL OF A BEAR HUNT

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CAST BY WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY NIKOLAI LIEBERICH, ST PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A BRONZE MODEL OF A BEAR HUNT
CAST BY WOERFFEL AFTER THE MODEL BY NIKOLAI LIEBERICH, ST PETERSBURG, LATE 19TH CENTURY
On a naturalistic circular base, realistically cast as a bear attacking a man, the man with a hatchet in his left hand, a broken rifle to his side, on a later circular marble stand applied with hardstones at intervals, signed on base 'SCULP. LIEBERICH' and with foundry mark ‘FABR. C.F. WOERFFEL/ST. PETERSBOURG’
14 in. (35.7 cm.) high, including base