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Considering the photographs, overall pattern, brand and the colours, I concluded that this is an Antique Steiff Brand Teddy Bear. Steiff is considered as one of the most important teddy bear brands, which most examples are know collectibles. This piece dates back to the period from 1910 to 1930. The pieces were almost always comes with a metal tag to the ear with a Steiff writing. This metal tag was not used during the WWII and couple of following years due to metal shortage. The piece doesn't date to this period and the tag likely fell of based on the signs of use. The piece was likely as usual to piece from the early 1920's made of mohair. The eyes might have been replaced since the eyes were either glass or shoe button during this period. knitted nose and mouth, jointed limbs. The piece has a light beige tone, we mostly encounter beige tones from this era. The piece is in fair condition with signs of use and age on the piece, eyes might require restoration.
Steiff Teddy Bear.
Dimensions: 38 Centimeters Tall
Condition: The piece is in fair condition with signs of use and age on the piece, eyes might require restoration.
Provenance: Inherited from the current owner's mother, the current owner's mother was given this piece back in 1920's when she was 8 years old.
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