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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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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

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Ginger and George, tabby cat handmade original art doll with gingham alligator, by Max Bailey

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyThis is Ginger. Ginger is an orange and white tabby, and she’s a country cat. On summer nights, Ginger loves to sit on the porch in her wicker chair and listen to the crickets and the katydids.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyOn pleasant fall days, she loves to walk through the dried leaves and hear them crunch and crackle under her shoes.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyGinger loves gingham dresses, especially this one, with its ruffling ruffle and long sash that she ties in a pretty bow in the back.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyShe also loves George, her gingham alligator. When she takes George out for a walk, all the chickens go clucking and running to the other side of the barnyard. She thinks maybe that’s because they don’t like the clatter George’s wooden wheels make as they roll over the pebbles by the back door.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyGinger is an original one-of-a-kind work of art, created from my own design and pattern. She is made from 100% cotton fabric which is sewn, stuffed, and completely hand painted with acrylic paints. She is 13 inches tall.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyI sculpted Ginger’s face from paperclay, which I smoothed into her fabric head. Her pearl cotton whiskers were threaded through the paperclay before it dried. I made her gingham dress from 100% cotton fabric, from my own design and pattern.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyGinger is very accommodating. Her curly white-tipped tail supports her very well, so she will sit very prettily all by herself on a shelf or a table, or in a cabinet. She will also happily sit in a chair, or stand with a doll stand. (Doll stand not included.) Her arms are button-jointed.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyGinger’s white on white polka dot bloomers are painted on, as are her striped tights, and the high-button scuffed up shoes that cover her kitty feet.

George, One-of-a-kind Folk Art Gingham Alligator by Max BaileyGeorge is made of wood. I painted him with my best version of green and white gingham, and gave him droopy eyelids and sleepy yellow eyes. He’s about 7 inches long and about 2 inches wide.

George, One-of-a-kind Folk Art Gingham Alligator by Max BaileyGinger is signed and dated, and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation. Ginger and George are original works of art and are meant for display only.

Ginger and George, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Tabby Cat Doll with Alligator by Max BaileyUpdate: Ginger and George have already been adopted. Thank you!

Ginger and George, Crabby Alice and Ruthie, and Hedda and Hopper, Original One-of-a-kind Folk Art Cat Dolls by Max BaileyGinger and George’s friends are Crabby Alice and Ruthie (above center) and Hedda and Hopper (above right).