London, South Kensington
4 December 2000
A rare Pintel teddy bear
with reddish golden mohair, pronounced muzzle, black stitched nose, mouth and claws, orange and black glass eyes, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads and metal button on chest, French --19½in. (49.5cm.) high, 1920s (slight overall wear, balding around one eye, holes in pads)
See Colour Plate 23
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See A Collector's Guide to Teddy Bears, Sue Pearson, page 86, 87 and 89. This actual bear is illustrated on page 88.
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