• Soft toy in the Pergamonmuseum: Steiff lion now available!

  • News from 06.09.2017

    Source: English News - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

    On view is: Stofftier „Labbu, Löwe von der Prozessionsstraße“ von Steiff™

    Stofftier „Labbu, Löwe von der Prozessionsstraße“ von Steiff™
    Copyright: Uli Grohs

    Labbu, the lion from the Processional Way, is now a cute plush toy made by the Steiff toy company, available via the webshop of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and from the gift shop Buchhandlung Walther König in the Pergamonmuseum.

    In the ancient Near East ‘Labbu’ was the word for lion. Now it is also the name of a plush toy handcrafted by the Steiff toy company. From its pacing stance to the distinctive appearance of its mane, the toy faithfully recreates its fellows from the...

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