London, South Kensington
4 December 2006
An early British teddy bear
with light golden mohair, extra large black and clear glass eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, black stitched nose and mouth, swivel head, jointed limbs with cloth pads and hump, 1920s --17½in. (44.5cm.) high (a few areas thinning with bald spots, one foot pad replaced, some damage to other pads, restitching to nose and mouth)
Formerly from Rosemary Volpp's Buck Hill Collection.
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Known as Humphrey.
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