SOLD Le Jouet Champenois (1930) Madame Orange £95
Another lovely rare French bear, in good condition with lovely bristly fur in deep electric orange. She has wood wool filling with a non-working growler inside. 16 ins. A very sweet and good example of a rare French antique bear, she is wood-wool filled with her long slender body with elegant “neck” and slight hump to her back.. Emile Thiennot was among the earliest of the French Teddy Bear makers. He initially worked for Marcel Pintel before setting up his own toy manufacturing company in 1919 out of Piney under the name Le Jouet Champenois. In 1920 Thiennot won an award of quality in a teddy bears competition held in his native France.
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