Formed as a seated bear, in three parts, naturally modelled with curling fur, covered in a splashed manganese glaze, his head forming the cover, his body and arms containing a pounce pot, the lower part forming the inkwell.
Anonymous. Novermber 1, 1965, sale, Christie's, London, lot 67. Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger, New York
Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection. Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger