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ID number:  WB-HC0788.03
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne House Nettlefold Collection
Title / Object name:  Polar bear, from Noah's Ark with assorted animals
Object type:  Toy
Place made:  Germany
Date made:  1870-1900
Materials:  Plaster; Glass; Calf skin
Measurements:  overall: 5 cm x 10 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)

Polar bear, from Noah's Ark with assorted animals, made in the late 19th century in Ertzberger, Germany. Was owned by the children of Grace Nettlefold and John Archibald Kenrick, and may have originated in the Nettlefold nursery. The animals are from assorted sets and have been added to over time. Some animals heavily damaged due to play. Polar bear has glass eyes and is covered with white calf skin.

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