8" (20 cm.) All-wooden gorilla, two-part head, swivel neck, pronounced forehead shape, painted brown eyes, leather ears, mouth carved open in roaring expression, two rows of teeth, jointing at shoulders and hips. Excellent condition. Comments: Schoenhut, 1909, very fine carving of the rare animal, with two-part head and leather ears, fine state of preservation.
8" (20 cm.) All-wooden character with swivel head, jointing at shoulders and hips and rare additional jointing at elbows and knees, painted short brown hair, painted facial features depicting a youthful face, blue eyes, brown brows, closed mouth, wearing original khaki uniform with tan leather belt with attached ammunition pouch and knife, painted brown boots, wooden yellow helmet, rifle and carrying box camera. Excellent condition. Comments: Schoenhut, 1909, depicting Kermit Roosevelt (Teddy's son) from the Adventures in Africa series, the very rare character has extra articulation for realistic posing, fine original condition. Included is camp folding table, folding bench, and wooden bottle of champagne.
8" (20 cm.) All-wooden character with swivel head, jointing at shoulders and hips, and rare additional jointing at elbows and knees, painted short brown hair, painted facial features including spectacles with chain, bushy moustache, prominently painted teeth, painted brown boots. Excellent condition. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1909, from the firm's Teddy's Adventures in Africa Series, a remarkably accurate portrait of the American President Theodore Roosevelt during that historic expedition. Value Points: the figure has rare knee and elbow articulation, fine original painting, and original khaki twill costume, along with rifle, pistol, knife, binoculars and ammunition pouch.
9" (23 cm.) All-wooden carved rhinoceros with well-defined musculature, original shaded brown finish with painted spots jointed neck, glass inset eyes, open mouth, painted teeth, carved horn, leather ears, rope tail, jointed legs. Near mint condition. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910, the glass-eyed version has especially fine carving of body details and facial lines and outstanding preservation of artistically shaded finish.
6 1/2" (17 cm.) All-wooden hyena, socket head, glass eyes, carved open mouth with painted teeth, leather ears, jointed legs, rope tail, original painted ochre-color coat with black stripes. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, 1909, from Teddy's Adventures in Africa series, the hyena is one of the rarest animals to find today.
8" (20 cm.) All-wooden character, socket head, painted brown hair and moustache with up-curled tips, painted blue eyes and facial features, jointing at shoulders and hips, and extra jointing at elbows and hips, brown painted boots, wearing original green serge uniform along with tacked-on leather ammunition belt with pouch and holster with pistol, leather carrying case with leather strap, wooden yellow helmet and wooden telescope. Near mint condition. Comments: Schoenhut, 1909 depicted is the Naturalist from Teddy's Adventures in Africa series, rare extra jointing and wonderful original state of preservation.
8" (20 cm.) All carved wood with jointed neck, well-defined mane with shaded hair and defined tendrils, very defined pronounced painted nose, closed mouth with painted teeth and fangs, glass eyes, jointed legs, rope tail. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, 1909, transitional model of carved mane lion from Adventures in Africa series is exceptionally rare and has very unusual facial shape, few examples are know to exist.
8" (20 cm.) All-wooden lion with ball-jointed neck beneath the furry cloth mane, carved open mouth with ferocious painted teeth, painted white freckled muzzle, glass eyes, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1905, the earliest version of their carved wooden lion, is impeccably preserved in this rare example.
8" (20 cm.) All-wooden lion with carved mane, glass inset eyes, slightly-parted lips, painted whiskers, ball-jointed neck, jointed legs, rope tail. Excellent condition. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910, Style II, outstanding preservation with especially fine carving of mane and well-defined facial features enhanced by most artistic original painting.
8" (20 cm.) The set includes two all-wooden black-complexion African natives, with painted black hair, black eyes, very full lips, jointed arms and legs, wearing original twill shorts with lithographed print sash, one with spear. Along with all-wooden Bactrian camel, swivel neck, glass eyes, leather ears, jointed legs, rope tail, closed mouth, and well-defined carved ribbing and humps, original painted finish. And with original straw hut and three wooden barrels (one with concave hollow for placement on African's head). Also included (not original) are three palm trees for display. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, 1909, from Teddy's Adventures in Africa series.