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Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max Bailey

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind cat art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Max Bailey.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyThis is Iris. She’s a Russian Blue kitten with green eyes and a very sweet disposition.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris has a happy life, and loves to play.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe runs really fast and sometimes bumps into things.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe jumps very high and sometimes misses her landing place, but it’s all part of the fun.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris is dressed in an elegant orchid pink dress with a soft lilac rolled collar that comes down in front to the waistline.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe perches on a soft ottoman upholstered in a fabric with pink and lilac-blue flowers.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only. She was sculpted from paperclay in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, one hair at a time. She is signed and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyIris is 1:12 scale. (One inch equals one foot.) She is 1 and 1/2 inches tall.

Iris, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyUpdate: Iris has been adopted. Thank you!

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Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max Bailey

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind cat art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Max Bailey.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette is a Russian Blue kitten with green eyes.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette is very observant.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe watches what everyone does, and listens to every word said.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPerhaps, she thinks, with all that watching and listening, she will figure out what the world might be about. She’s determined to do her best.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette wears a lavender dress with a white ruffle around the neck, and white cuffs.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyThe ruffles and cuffs are edged in deep purple.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette sits at attention in her wooden chair with the woven seat. It is her “thinking chair” and comes with her.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyAnnette was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, one hair at a time.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe is signed and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max Bailey Annette is 1:12 scale. (One inch equals one foot.) She is 1 and 5/8 inches tall.

Annette, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyUpdate: Annette has been adopted. Thank you!

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Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max Bailey

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly is a handmade miniature original, one-of-a-kind cat art doll, hand painted and hand sculpted in paperclay by artist Max Bailey.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly is a lovely Russian Blue kitten with green eyes. She is well-behaved, polite, and usually very quiet.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly loves her ornate garden bench. She is quite content to sit on it for hours while she admires the flowers, birds, and butterflies. Her bench comes with her.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly’s dress is blue, with rose polka dots. It has gathered sleeves and a white collar banded in rose.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe was sculpted from paperclay in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing.

Polly was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, one hair at a time.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyShe is signed and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Polly, miniature Russian Blue cat art doll, handmade original, one-of-a-kind kitten by artist Max BaileyPolly and her garden bench are 1:12 scale. (One inch equals one foot.)

Polly is 1 and 3/8 inches tall.

Update: Polly has been adopted. Thank you!

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Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max Bailey

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha is a lovely Russian Blue cat.

Her favorite doll is Ivan. He’s a puppy dog doll with a sad little wrinkled face.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha’s friends find it scandalous that she carries around a doggie doll, but Natasha prides herself on being open-minded.

“Not all doggies are the same”, she tells them. “Some of them are very friendly and are nice to kitties.”

Her friends don’t believe her. They won’t allow Natasha to bring Ivan to their tea parties.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue and Blue Persian Cat Folk Art Doll Figurines by Max BaileyNatasha worries that Ivan feels left out. She cuddles with him at naptime and tells him that she loves him, and not to be sad.

They can have their own tea party.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha’s brilliant yellow eyes have a touch of bright green. She wears a dusty rose dress scattered with pale pink flowers that match the pink yoke and pink sash that ties in a bow at the back. Ivory ruffles adorn the neckline and sleeves, and her ivory petticoats can be seen below her dress.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha 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 dog Ivan are hand sculpted from paperclay, and entirely hand painted using acrylic paints. Her whiskers are made from stiffened cotton thread.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha 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. She stands 9 and 1/2 inches tall. She comes with a hang tag, a certificate of authenticity, and a copy of her story.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha and Ivan are available for $300.00, with free Priority Mail, insured, shipping within the United States. Please inquire to ruffings@ruffings.com or find her in our Ruffing’s Etsy shop by clicking here.

Natasha and Ivan, Original One-of-a-kind Russian Blue Cat Folk Art Doll Figurine by Max BaileyNatasha’s kitty friend is Hyacinth the Blue Perisan.