Artist:Trauffer (attributed to a member of the family)
Medium: Wood, glass
Dimensions: 33 x 54 1/2 x 17 in. (83.8 x 138.4 x 43.2 cm)
Accession Number: 1990.230.3
Catalogue Description: Bench: Wood and glass. Realistically carved dark stained standing adult bears with open-mouthed heads turned up and towards front support rectangular three-plank seat illusionistically carved with wood grain and knots. Scrolling openwork arms as tree members. Arched open-work back also as scrolling tree members with oak leaves and acorn clusters centering open-work oval with full-face bear with out-stretched arms, head facing to proper right. Back central rectangular leg carved as tree member. All bears with inset amber and black glass eyes. CONDITION - Very good condition. Minor wear and scratches to seat top and back.