Here is a charming English Bone China paperweight animal figurine from Royal Crown Derby “Russian Bear” First Quality Paperweight Figurine that was only sold in Canada or Guild Members. It has a gold stopper indicating that this is a 1st quality piece. It is decorated in Crown Derby’s famous Imari colors. It was modelled by Robert Jefferson and decorated by Jo Ledger.
It is so adorable it belongs on your desk.
Royal Crown Derby paperweights started in 1981 and became so successful the have continued to today, becoming increasingly desirable and collectible. So successful that they have created a collectors guild. They are one of England’s oldest and finest porcelain manufactures going back to the 1760s.
The paperweight measures 4″ high. and 4.5″ long. It is in very good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. Please look at the photos closely as they are part of the description.
We have others from this series if you are interested and will gladly combine shipping.
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We do our absolute best to research and identify items correctly and do our best to point out and identify any issues with pieces. Please bear in mind that most of the pieces we offer are vintage and antique and will sometime have some minor wear and character. Please examine the photographs closely as these are part of the description and feel free to email us with questions or comments and we will do our best to answer, or if you need additional pictures.
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