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Our animals are generally MADE TO ORDER. We hold limited stock. Please allow 5-6 weeks for manufacture to avoid disappointment.



  • Code: AFR/0303
  • Dimentions (mm): 825(L) x 280(W) x 470(H)
  • Weight: Approx 9KG

Our best selling line, the hippo has a wonderful curvy shape and smiley face. Irresistible! This size is suitable for use as a footstool or occasional seat.

The product is hand made by Omersa using British cowhide leather. Inside the leather is a sturdy metal and wooden frame firmly surrounded by woodwool; the woodwool is hand worked to give the shape of the animal. It is this process that results in no two pieces being alike. Each pieceĀ  produced is truly unique. Once assembled, the leather is stained to give an “antique” effect in mahogany brown, then waxed and polished to give a luxurious finish.

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  • Code: AFR/0304
  • Dimentions (mm): 630(L) x 250(W) x 380(H)
  • Weight: Approx 5.5KG

Equally popular as the medium sized hippo – this size competes for first place in the popularity stakes! Its curvy lines and smiley face are a winning combination.

Suitable as a footsool or small occasional seat.

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  • Code: AFR/0305
  • Dimentions (mm): 525(L) x 180(W) x 275(H)
  • Weight: Approx 4KG

Our small hippo is very popular and looks lovely with its mother and father (standard and medium sizes). Whilst this hippo is robust in construction, the overall size is too small for comfortable use as a footstool and is more suited as a home accessory.

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  • Code: AFR/0306
  • Dimentions (mm): 285(L) x 110(W) x 155(H)
  • Weight: Approx 1.50KG

This miniature sized hippo is the baby of the family and makes a smiley desktop accessory.

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