Vintage University of Illinois Wooden Mascot - Chief Illiniwek. Made by ANRI in Italy ANRI, located in Northern Italy specializes in hand-carved wooden items including collegiate mascots. The bottom of the mascot is marked "Italy" and has the ANRI catalog number and the words "University of Illinois" on it. Comes in its original box. The mascot is in spectacular condition and looks like it was just purchased. Measures 5 inches tall. Undated, but circa 50s or 60s. Even though the item is 50+ years old, the box was just opened and thus the item is virtually new. Presents beautifully.