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Steiff German Soldier Character Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
102
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Steiff German Soldier Character Doll, Germany, c. 1910, excelsior stuffed all felt character doll with center seam head, blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows, mustache and cheek blush, applied ears, mohair wig, disk jointed body, dressed in a felt jacket with metal buttons, felt legs with high leather boots, original sword hanging at his side and leather German army helmet with turned metal finial, missing Steiff button, ht. 14.25 in., (very good, some minor soiling and small pin holes).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

very good, some minor soiling and small pin holes

Keywords

Germany, metal buttons, turned metal finial, German army, center seam head, Margarete Steiff GmbH, Teddy bears

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