London, South Kensington
18 June 2002
A rare Steiff Baboon with rotating head
with brown-tipped white mohair head, upper-body and upper arms, brown and black glass eyes, velvet inset face, ears, hands and feet, remains of airbrushed details, tail-operated head mechanism, jointed arms, ginger-tipped short white mohair lower body, lower arms, legs and tail --12½in. (32cm.) high, 1930s (wear to head, arms and upper body, other general wear)
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