An Early 20th Century Mohair Steiff Elephant

Item Lot Number: 2005

An Early 20th Century Mohair Steiff Elephant, with jointed arms and legs, bearing a plain button for 1904/5, boot button eyes, black stitched claws, 41cm long
: bears a hand written stitched label to the reverse 'Jim Ingilby', a relation of the Ingilbys of Ripley Castle

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £900
Condition Report:
Both tusks repaired and damaged, badly patched. Neck, both arm sockets, central seam and tail re-stitched. Missing stuffing in several areas. Large areas of plush missing. Bears a ring to his nose. Please see images.