London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
A German teddy bear
with long white mohair, clear and black glass eyes with brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, slotted-in ear, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads and slight hump, 1930s --15½in. (39.5cm.) high (some slight thinning to mohair)
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This bear is known as Arnold.
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