Steiff CLAIRE'S LION is part of the 'Family Collection' which presents favourite teddy bears and animals owned by children from this family of toymakers.
A magnificent and majestic lion owned by Claire Steiff Meisel (Richard Steiff's granddaughter) is in this series.
This regal creature has been meticulously hand crafted to capture the enduring charm of the original.
Each piece is an impressive example of Steiff artistry with intricate airbrushing, institched facial features, and skilfully painted paws.
CLAIRE'S LION is made from the finest honey and brown mohair - He has two tone mane around his head which is also at the end of his tail.
His two tone eyes have been hand airbrushed around the edges and he has a hand stitched warm red nose surrounded with black which reaches around his mouth - and little whiskers.
What a lovely animal for a famous Steiff family to own for many and many years - I am sure CLAIRE loved and adored him - lucky lion.
And to remember how special he was Steiff have kindly added with 'CLAIRE LION' a framed picture of 'Claire Steiff Meisel' to show you the person who is a member of the Steiff family.
Limited edition of just 1,000 pieces available worldwide.
White label with famous Steiff gold plated button in the ear.
This product is not a toy and is intended for adult collectors only.
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