London, South Kensington
4 December 2000
A rare JoPi Rabbit
with peach and white curly mohair with brown air brushing, brown and black glass eyes, red horizontally stitched nose, red stitched claws, black stitched mouth and whiskers, seated on hind legs with swivel neck, wire framed ears, squeaker, bell and original blue ribbon, 'Lampl' card label sewn onto chest and red and gold card label sewn to ear --9½in. (24cm.) high to top of head, 1930s
See Colour Plate 1
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Josef Pitrmann of Nuremberg. Founded in 1910, registered trademark 'JoPi' in 1921 and went on producing soft toys into the 1950s.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
As Christie’s offers 178 works from his personal collection, the illustrator of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory offers us a glimpse of his creative process
Christie’s is auctioning some of Thomas Chippendale's most iconic designs, 300 years since the birth of Britain’s most famous furniture maker