Mammals Bears

Formia Bear
This bear is a contemporary figure by Formia. This design comes in two sizes -- 4" and 5" tall. This bear is 5.5" to the tip of its nose. Some bears of this design are polar bears that are white with black details. This transparent bear has lovely shading on its back. There is a Formia label on the side. Photo is courtesy of Jerry Schultrich.
 
Archimede Seguso Polar Bear
 
This 4 3/4" paperweight has an Archimede Seguso label on bottom. The label is the type used in the 1980s. Several companies in different countries made polar bears that look very similar to this -- it can be very hard to distinguish among them after the labels are removed.
 
Archimede Seguso Bear
This bear is 5.5" (14 cm) long and has an Archimede Seguso label on bottom. The label is the type used 1950-70s.

Cenedese Bull and Bear Wall Street Sculpture
Such a cool sculpture! I don't know the measurements yet, but it is large and heavy. The sculpture was made using a scavo technique. It is signed on top of the base "Made for Mr and Mrs Jack L Clark 1960 Cenedese Murano." Photo is courtesy of Rdown65 of Fossilfly Murano Glass Forum.

Cenedese Bear Bookends
 
These sommerso bear bookends were made by Cenedese. Each one is 7.25" (18.4 cm) long and 5" (12.7 cm) tall. Attribution is from a bookend of this design that had a label. Photos are courtesy of Michael Stevens.  so-cal*vintage on eBay
 
Licio Zanetti Bear
  
These amusing bears come in different colors. They are around 7.8" tall (20 cm) and weighs almost 5 lb (2.2 kg)! They are signed Zanetti L on bottom. Photo of the tinted green bear is courtesy of Kirstin Maaß. Photos of the dark and clear bear are courtesy of Dan Farrell.
 
Vincenzo Nason Polar Bear
This clear glass polar bear has a plastic V. Nason label. The bear is 10" long and 7" tall. Photo is courtesy of Jerry Schultrich.

Archimede Seguso Polar Bear
 
This polar bear is made of uranium glass. It is much larger than the bear in the left column. The uranium bear is 8.3" (21 cm) long and 6.3" (16 cm) tall. The bear has an oval red scalloped Archimede Seguso label on bottom. Photos are courtesy of Michael Eder of Angela Bowey's Glass Message Board.
 
Archimede Seguso Bear
This delightful bear has an Archimede Seguso label on bottom. The bear is 4.3" (11 cm) long and 2.8" (7 cm) tall. Photo is courtesy of Ralph & Sue Jones.
  

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