Circus Elephant Replica

$645.00 $445.00

1 in stock (can be backordered)


A piece of handcrafted art you can touch and treasure.  Made of orange tipped mohair, the elephant’s head can by moved in a circle by turning his tail.  When elephant is hungry he can snap his mouth open and closed.  He can stand on his strong hind legs with help of an integrated snap-lock mechanism in his body.  He has coloured glass eyes and a smiling expression.  Limited edition of 1,000 pieces worldwide.  The original proto-type of this circus elephant was owned by Klara Steiff, Margarete’s third cousin.  The neck mechanism was developed by Hugo Steiff in 1931. Approx 28cm.