Monumental Paw of a Mature Cave Bear

Culture: Middle Europe
Period: 100,000-20,000 B.C.
Material: Fossil bones
Dimensions: 34.4 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 10012
Provenance: English private collection, last in the Scottish art market.
Condition: Intact
Description: Spectacular, completely preserved paw of a mature cave bear (ursus spelaeus) dating to the Ice Age. The fossil bones and limbs are professionally interconnected and assembled in a stretched-out position. No missing parts. From Western to Central Europe. Mounted.