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Tulip the Dutch Bunny, Original One-of-a-kind Black-and-white Rabbit Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, Original One-of-a-kind Black-and-white Rabbit Art Doll Figurine by artist Max Bailey

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileyTulip is a handmade original, one-of-a-kind black-and-white Dutch bunny rabbit art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Max Bailey.

I am pleased to introduce Tulip, a hard working Dutch bunny with a very serious nature.

Tulip was named after her very great great grandmother Tulip, the illustrious founder and President of Tulip’s Tulip Farm, where the most spectacularly beautiful tulips in all the world are grown.

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileySomeday, Tulip will be President of the farm. For now, she loves to go out into the fields in the fall, and dig perfect little holes with her front paws. Her brothers and sisters follow along behind her, rolling tulip bulbs carefully into the holes. Cousins and second cousins follow along behind them, filling in the holes with dirt to cover the bulbs.

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileyIn the spring, when the tulips burst into bloom, all the Dutch bunnies dance through the fields in celebration of the beauty they have helped to create. Tulip loves the lavender tulips the most. You can tell from the lavender tulip pockets she has sewn on her sky blue dress.

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileyTulip is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, and she is meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work. She is hand-sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted with acrylic paints. Her whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread.

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileyTulip 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.

Tulip is an itty bitty bunny. She stands only 4 1/4 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Tulip the Dutch Bunny, original black-and-white rabbit figurine by Max BaileyTulip is available for $149.99, plus shipping. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com

Her friend, Matilda the Tuxedo Kitten, on the right, has already been adopted.

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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).