4 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 446
GBP 200 - GBP 300
'Rufus and Roger'
'Roger', a Twyford teddy bear with white wool plush, black stitched nose and mouth, orange and black plastic eyes, swivel head and jointed limbs with red leatherette pads --14½in. (37cm.) high (dusty) and 'Rufus', a Pedigree Golliwog with felt feet, hands and feet, cloth body and plastic hand and mouth --13¾in. (35cm.) high, both 1959 (dirty), in glazed case
See Colour Plate 21 (2)
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Rufus and Roger were bought together from Lewis's Department Store in Liverpool, 1959 and have since never been apart.
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