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Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max Bailey

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyThis is Dora. She’s a beautiful Persian kitten with blue eyes and a little pink nose.

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyDora is wearing an ivory dress with pale lilac-blue sleeves, collar, and petticoat, all edged in gold.

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyDora comes with a mahogany-stained dollhouse spindle cradle. Her mattress, pillow, and coverlet are gold, with delicate sprays of darker gold leaves. Dora loves to sleep in her cradle, where she has pretty kitty dreams.

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyDora 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.

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

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyShe is signed and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Dora and her cradle are 1:12 scale. (One inch equals one foot.)

Dora is 1 and 3/4 inches tall.

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Persian Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyUpdate: Dora has been adopted. Thank you!

Dora, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Kitten Art Dolls by Max BaileyDora’s friends are, from left to right, Talia the Abyssinian kitten, Roxanne the Himalayan kitten, Sarah the Maine Coon kitten, and Cinnamon the tabby kitten.

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Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max Bailey

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyMarigold is a sweet miniature ginger tabby kitten with golden yellow eyes.

She is wearing a gold jumper and a pale gold blouse with darker gold polka dots.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyMarigold comes with a mahogany-stained dollhouse spindle cradle. The mattress, pillow, and coverlet are pale gold with golden roses and sprays of green leaves.

Marigold loves to nap in her pretty cradle every afternoon.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyMarigold is a one-of-a-kind work of art, and is meant for display only.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyShe was sculpted from paperclay in multiple stages, to allow for drying and detailing.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyMarigold was painted under a magnifying light, with tiny brushes, one hair at a time.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyShe is signed and sealed with matte varnish for protection and preservation, and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Marigold and her cradle are 1:12 scale. (One inch equals one foot.)

Marigold stands 1 and 7/8 inches tall.

Marigold, Original One-of-a-kind Dollhouse-sized Ginger Tabby Kitten Art Doll by Max BaileyUpdate: Marigold has been adopted. Thank you!

Marigold’s miniature kitten friends are, from left to right, Magnolia the Turkish Angora kitten, Alice the Birman kitten, Frannie the black-and-white tuxedo kitten, Dixie the tabby kitten, Rosie the Ragdoll kitten, Daphne the Siamese kitten, and Libby the calico kitten.

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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.

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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).