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Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMy name is Floradora, and I am a white Persian kitten.

Mama says I look just like the puffy little white clouds you see in the sky on a nice summer day.

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max Bailey This morning Mama told me not to get my dress dirty and not to show my petticoats.

She says it’s not at all ladylike for little girls to show their petticoats. “Floradora”, she says, “If petticoats were meant to be seen, they’d be worn over your dress instead of under it.”

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max BaileyBut my petticoat is really pretty. It’s the color of roses, and it has a big ruffle with yellow polka dots. It’s so pretty I have to show it to you. It’s not like I’m showing somebody my bloomers!

My dress is okay too. It’s blue and has pink daisies that go all around the top in a circle, and a ruffle with a yellow border. If there was a contest though, my polka dot petticoat would win. That’s for sure!

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMax Bailey sculpted me and my wonderful petticoat from paperclay, and made my cute little whiskers from stiffened cotton thread. I’m completely hand painted with acrylic paints.

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max BaileyI’m a one-of-a-kind work of art, and am made for display only. Max never uses molds in his work, so there’s never going to be anybody else like me.

I’m signed and dated, and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. I rest firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak, and I’m 7 and 1/4 inches tall. I come with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of my story.

Floradora, Original One-of-a-kind White Persian Folk Art Cat Doll Figurine by Max BaileyFloradora is available for $225.00, plus shipping. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Maybelle Mouse, Floradora, and Marla Mouse, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Cat and Mouse Doll Figurines by Max BaileyMy friends are Maybelle Mouse (left) and Marla Mouse (right).

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Wendy Westie, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll by Max Bailey

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy is a sincere and generous West Highland White Terrier.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyShe loves dog bones.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyIf you give her a bone, she will put it in her pocket and save it until you give her another.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy worries that a friend might come along who needs a bone. There Wendy would be, munching on the last bit of her only dog bone. That would make her feel terrible!

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy is wearing a purple dress with gold polka dots. Her lilac blue apron is trimmed in gold. It is ruffled and has a big sash tied at the back in a pretty bow.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyHer ivory collar matches the petticoats that show below her dress, and you can see her cute little white tail.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy 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 bones are hand sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted using acrylic paints.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy is signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy stands 6 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Wendy Westie, original one-of-a-kind West Highland Terrier folk art doll figurine by Max BaileyWendy is available for $200.00, plus shipping. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Wendy Westie, Trina the Chihuahua, and Charlotte the Cocker Spaniel, original, one-of-a-kind folk art doll figurines by Max BaileyWendy’s doggie friends are Trina the Chihuahua (center) and Charlotte the Cocker Spaniel (right).

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Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max BaileyThis is Cassie, and she’s a Pembroke Welsh Corgi.

Wednesday is Cassie’s favorite day.

On Wednesdays, Cassie puts on a nice outfit, tucks her little polka dot purse under her arm, and goes to The Doggie Emporium.

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max BaileyThere she chats with her friends, has her nails done, and shops for new outfits and delectable treats to last her through the week.

With a sigh of satisfaction, Cassie walks home with her new treasures, and begins to look forward to next Wednesday.

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max BaileyCassie wears a neatly tailored blue jacket with gold trim. Her skirt has stripes of coral, pale blue, green, antique gold, and the blue of her jacket. Her coral purse has antique gold trim and blue polka dots. Below her skirt you can see the ruffles of her ivory petticoats.

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max Bailey Cassie 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 purse are hand sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted using acrylic paints.

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max BaileyCassie is signed and dated, and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. She rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak.

Cassie stands 6 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Cassie Corgi, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurine by Max BaileyCassie is available for $225.00, 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.

Cassie Corgi, Tillie the Pug Dog, and Dinah the Dachshund, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Dog Doll Figurines by Max BaileyCassie’s friends are Tillie the Pug Dog (center) and Dinah the Dachshund (right).