Sold (1910) Crossland Sold £420

’Crossland’ a rare black mohair teddy bear 1910-20s, with black boot button eyes, pronounced clipped muzzle, unusual white stitched nose, mouth and five claws, swivel head, jointed limbs with glazed ribbed cotton pads, hump and inoperative growler —17 1/2in. (44.5cm.) high (slight wear); and photographs of a small girl with a similar black bear from a studio in Oxford, the back inscribed in pencil ‘C Crossland - 70 Moorgate’


Date 1910
Make American
Fabric Mohair Black
Size 18 ins
Eyes Boot Button
Features Photo provenance
Jointed Fully jointed
Pads Felt No stitching
Stuffing Woodwool
Number 485

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