London, South Kensington
3 December 2001
A British teddy bear
with dark blonde mohair, pronounced muzzle, swivel head and jointed limbs, possibly an early Chad Valley --15¾in. (40cm.) high, 1920s (head very worn, missing one ear, eyes replaced, general wear and lower arms and feet pads covered with red leather), a Chiltern teddy bear with golden mohair, replaced clear and black glass eyes, pronounced muzzle with black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head and jointed limbs --15½in. (39.5cm.) high, 1930s (muzzle patched, balding to arms and face, one pad recovered) and three pairs of Bear Brand stockings 1960/70s
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The teddy bear with red leather hands is known as 'Boxer'.
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