Kay Bojesen Hippo
The wooden hippo is part of a collection of wooden animals that were created by the designer Kay Bojesen between 1935 and 1957. It is the most angular animal design from Kay Bojesen and with its movable mouth at the same time the only one with a functional use as a pen holder.
Fantasy Figure and Design Object Kay Bojesen himself used the adorable colossus as pencil holder. With this function, the hippo is the ultimate gadget for big and small, on the desk at home or in the office. That is how the wooden hippo from Kay Bojesen is placed in the unique border area between fantasy figure and design object.
Full of soul, humour and handicraft art it is an appeal to the playful child in each one of us.
Collector's Item and Gift Idea
But not only in kids’ rooms, but also on shelves or desks the wooden animals by Kay Bojesen are by now sought-after collector’s items. Therefore the animals are perfect gift-ideas, everywhere where there is life and play: baptisms, birthdays, confirmations, graduations, marriages, anniversaries. The wooden hippo by Kay Bojesen is available in different types of wood.