London, South Kensington
4 July 2006
'Ju-Ju', a fine Terry-type teddy bear
with blonde mohair, clear and black glass eyes with remains of brown painted backs, pronounced clipped muzzle with half-moon black stitched nose, mouth and claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with felt pads, card lined feet and hump, 1st world war/1920s --22in. (56cm.) high (inside of legs, both with a small thinning patch and one with slight darn, very slight general wear, mohair darkened, some stuffing shifted and slight damage to feet pads)
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Given to the owner's mother by her employer, an American woman who lived in Chelsea in the 1930s.
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