China the bull is sculpted from gorgeous jet black plush and he has a tufty tail and fabulous horns. China is part-pellet filled and he wears an ornate heart key pendant necklace and he has soft grey suedette hooves. China is the first piece of The Queen's Beasts Collection by Charlie Bears that celebrates the ten creatures that guard the entrance to Westminster Abbey, where Her Majesty the Queen of England was crowned in 1953. After the coronation, they were moved to the Canadian Museum of History in Quebec. Each beast supports a shield bearing a coat of arms of a family associated Queen Elizabeth II and her ancestry.
China is part of an individually number edition of just 2,000 pieces and he represents the Black Bull of Clarence, associated with the rise of the House of York during the 15th Century.
Charlie Bears was founded by keen bear enthusiasts Charlotte and William Morris in November 2005. The company is based in Launceston in Cornwall and its motto is "There is always room for one more bear!”
Before Richard Steiff's revolutionary invention of joints to make teddy bears move, wheels on a frame were used. The bear on wheels was produced as early as 1894 and have been found to be made as big as 100cm. This delightful 17cm replica of the bear on wheels is of...
Steiff's charming 1909 replica teddy bear is made from the finest brown mohair, and he exudes the character of the bears from a period of Steiff's history which would have been witness to visits by Margarete Steiff to the factory. This exquisite replica has been stuffed with wood shavings and...
This traditional Steiff teddy bear is made from blond mohair. Based on an original 1909 design, he is supplied in a complimentary Steiff gift box as shown. Size: 35cm / 14 inches with growler 5-way jointed Age: 14+ Surface washable Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and...