Lot 1575
A Grouping of Vintage Steiff Mohair Animals
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
A musical Lulac rabbit (music box over-wound) (17 in.) jointed, with button; two piglets, no button; two bunnies, no button, one with tag (sitting bunny has mohair loss at the back of the neck); Slo the tortoise; a small elephant missing one foot pad); a striped sleeping cat.

Cat 13.5 in. long

The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.