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Emmy the Tuxedo Kitten, Original, One-of-a-kind Anthropomorphic Black-and-white Cat Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Emmy is an original, one-of-a-kind anthropomorphic black-and-white tuxedo cat art doll figurine, hand sculpted in paperclay and hand painted by artist Max Bailey. Emmy stands 4 1/4 inches tall.

Emmy’s story:

This is Emmy, and she’s a tuxedo kitten.

Emmy’s eyes are big and yellow and filled with awe and wonder at the world.

Early every morning, Emmy takes her little kitty doll and rushes to the window to watch the sun come up, and another new day begin.

They listen to the birds singing in the trees, and watch the puffy white clouds drift by.

“This is going to be a great day!” Emmy tells her doll, who always agrees.

Emmy is dressed in a country red pinafore banded in gold, with a big gold sash that ties in a bow at the back. There is a pretty dark blue flower on the front of her dress that matches her sleeves. Blue and white petticoats show beneath her hemline. Emmy’s little tuxedo cat doll wears a pink dress with blue polka dots, and she has white petticoats.

Emmy is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, and she is meant for display only. She has been free sculpted, and no mold was used to make her. She and her doll are hand sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted using acrylic paints. Emmy’s whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread.

Emmy 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.

Emmy is an itty bitty kitty. She stands only 4 and 1/4 inches tall.

Update: Emmy has already been adopted. Thank you!

Emmy’s kitty friend is Wanda the Tuxedo Cat.

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Wanda the Tuxedo Cat, Original, One-of-a-kind Anthropomorphic Black-and-white Cat Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Wanda is an original, one-of-a-kind anthropomorphic black-and-white tuxedo cat art doll figurine, hand sculpted in paperclay and hand painted by artist Max Bailey. Wanda stands 6 1/8 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Wanda’s Story:

Wanda is a striking black and white kitty with big yellow-green eyes and wily white whiskers.

She is interested in everything in the world around her and is always on the lookout for adventures to share with her doll Rowena.

Together Wanda and Rowena run helter-skelter after butterflies. They sneak up on other unsuspecting kitties, and leap out at them from behind bushes. Sometimes, they take out all the food in the kitchen and cook up delightful new dishes.

Every day is a new day to be filled with new surprises and daredevil escapades.

Wanda’s dress is forest green with little blue flowers. Her square neckline has a pale blue ruffle with a gold border. It matches the sash that ties in a big bow at the back. She has white petticoats that can be seen below her hemline.

Rowena has a ruby red dress with gold cuffs, a gold collar, and gold buttons down the front. Rowena’s petticoats are blue and white.

Wanda is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, and she is meant for display only.She has been free sculpted, and no mold was used to make her. She and her doll are hand sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted using acrylic paints. Wanda’s whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread.

Wanda 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.

Wanda stands 6 1/8 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Wanda is available for $225.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Etsy shop by clicking here.

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Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey“What am I?” Maryanne asked her mama one day.

“You are a Ragdoll, my dear,” her mama replied, looking fondly at her little daughter.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyOnce in a while, Maryanne wished she had someone to play with, such as a little sister. So when her mama asked her what she would like for her first birthday, Maryanne said “I would like a Ragdoll, Mama.”

“I will see what I can do,” her mama answered thoughtfully, which to Maryanne was a very good sign.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyFor the two weeks before her birthday, when Maryanne had gone to bed, she could hear her mama’s foot on the treadle of the old Singer sewing machine, late into the night. She wondered if perhaps her mama was making her a special dress to wear on her birthday.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey When the big day came, Maryanne’s mama presented her with a large birthday box, which thrilled Maryanne to no end. Surely it was the Ragdoll she had asked for.!

“Her name is Margie,” said Mama, as Maryanne took the lid off the box. “She is your very own rag doll.”

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyBecause she was such a kind and considerate daughter, and because she knew her mama had worked so very hard, Maryanne hid her disappointment. Margie was not the little sister she had expected, but she said thank you and gave her mama a big hug.

Before long, Maryanne came to realize that her rag doll Margie was in great need of her assistance. The poor thing had no whiskers. And how was she to hear with those big long ears that were tied at the top with bows? Worse than that, Margie had no tail!

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMaryanne took good care of Margie. She took Margie everywhere she went, and grew to love her quiet ways. Indeed, they became inseparable.

That is how Maryanne came to be known as the Ragdoll with a rag doll.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyMaryanne is a beautiful bicolor Ragdoll cat with China-blue eyes that reflect her sweet disposition. She wears an old-fashioned blue dress gathered up at the sides. It drapes softly over a skirt striped with many colors to match the lower sleeves of the dress. Three gold buttons accent the front, and a large pink peony adorns either side.

Margie wears a pink jumper over a lighter pink blouse with a white collar. She has black tights and brown high-button shoes with gold buttons. Both Maryanne and Margie have white petticoats.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat and Hyacinth the Blue Persian, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurines by Max BaileyI hand sculpted Maryanne and Margie from paperclay, and they are original one-of-a-kind works of art, meant for display only. No molds are ever used in my work.

Maryanne’s whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread. Margie, of course, has no whiskers.

Maryanne and Margie are completely hand painted with acrylic paints, then signed and dated and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. Maryanne rests firmly on a turned wooden base that is stained and sealed in golden oak, and she stands 9 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Maryanne the Ragdoll Cat and Felicity the Ragdoll Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Doll Figurines by Max BaileyMaryanne is available for $425.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com

Please click here to visit Maryanne’s adoption page.

Maryanne’s kitty friends are Hyacinth the Blue Perisan, and Felicity the Ragdoll Kitten. They are not included.

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Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy is a handmade original, one-of-a-kind black-and-white tuxedo kitten art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Elizabeth Ruffing.

It’s bedtime for Ziggy.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingHe’s wearing his yellow pajamas, and he’s supposed to be sound asleep. But his bright little eyes are wide open, and he’s ready for another adventure.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingWhen Ziggy’s mother comes into the room, she sees only the white tip of his tail and one yellow foot sticking out from under the bed.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing“What are you doing, Ziggy?” she asks, rolling her eyes.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing“I’m taking my car for a ride through the tunnel,” answers Ziggy, in muffled tones.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingWhen at last Ziggy has curled up in his bed, he is already making plans for the next day.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing“I bet I could take my car for a ride under a waterfall,” he thinks, as he drifts off to sleep.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, created from my own design and pattern. He is made from 100% cotton fabric which is sewn, stuffed, and completely hand painted with acrylic paints. I sculpted Ziggy’s face from paperclay, which I smoothed into his fabric head. His whiskers are made of painted cotton thread. They were threaded through the paperclay before it dried. No molds were used to create Ziggy.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy’s curly white-tipped tail supports him very well, so he can sit all by himself on a shelf or a table, or in a cabinet. His arms and legs are button-jointed with decorative metal buttons.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy’s pastel yellow onesie pajamas are painted on, as are his periwinkle blue collar, cuffs, and buttons. His kitty feet are needle sculpted to give definition to his little kitty toes. He is approximately 5 3/4 inches tall when sitting and about 8 1/4 inches long when stretched out.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy’s car is made of wood. I painted it pistachio green, with a purple interior. It’s about 3 1/2 inches long and about 1 3/4 inches wide.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy is signed and dated. Ziggy and his special car are sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. They are meant for display only. He comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of his story.

Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth RuffingZiggy is available for adoption for $249.99. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com


Ziggy the Black-and-White Tuxedo Kitten, Original One-of-a-kind Cat Art Doll by Elizabeth Ruffing