Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy is a sweet little tabby cat with a mischievous side.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyHer favorite toy is a yellow duck.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyWhen she squeezes his tummy he makes a startling noise halfway between a quack and a cackle, and so she calls him “Quackle”.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy has heard that ducks like water.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyShe’s taken Quackle down to the pond a few times, but doesn’t dare put him in the water. She’s afraid he might float away.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy ‘s friends wish he would float away.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy thinks it’s very entertaining to sneak up behind them and squeeze Quackle. They don’t think it’s at all amusing.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy’s friends are going toy shopping on the Internet. They are going to order a dog that barks, a lion that roars, and a parrot that shrieks.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy’s fur is painted in a multitude of tabby colors…silver gray, buff, ivory, and gold, with black stripes. Her yellow eyes have a touch of green, and her pretty white whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread.

Christy’s dress is country red with a pattern of blue flowers with orange centers. The dress is set off by a pale blue pinafore that ties in a big bow at the back. Her striped kitty tail emerges from the ruffled white petticoats that can be seen below her dress.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy is an original one-of-a-kind work of art and is meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work. She and her toy duck are hand sculpted from paperclay, and she is entirely hand painted using acrylic paints. She is signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. Christy rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak. She stands 9 1/4 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Christy and Quackle, Original One-of-a-kind Tabby Cat and Duck Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyChristy and Quackle are available for $300.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Priority Mail International, insured, is available for $20 to Europe, Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Christy and Quackle and Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Cat Doll Figurines by Max BaileyChristy and Quackle’s friends are Natasha and Ivan (left).