CHRISTOPHER ROBIN & POOH


Christopher Robin & Pooh

Our association with the Walt Disney Company goes back several years and encompasses work from Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Cinderella, and Mickey Mouse. The most popular and prolific are our Disney-licensed Winnie-the-Pooh items.

The R. John Wright "Pocket Series" began in 1993 with the release of Pocket Pooh which measured just 5 inches tall. In 1997, after several of Pooh's pocket-size animal friends were released, a special edition of Christopher Robin with Winnie-the-Pooh was also made available.

Christopher Robin, a limited edition portrait doll, stands approximately 12" tall and is in perfect scale to accompany the other pocket-size characters from the Hundred Acre Wood. Skillfully fashioned from 100% wool felt, Christopher features a realistically sculpted face, torso, and limbs. This was the first full-body mold from R. John Wright (and the only anatomically correct!). The facial features are delicately hand painted and the neck includes a ball and socket joint for increased expressiveness. Christopher Robin's wig is meticulously hand-knotted of the finest custom-made English mohair. The authentic period costume consists of cotton twill shorts and jersey underwear, smock w/side pockets, leather braces (suspenders), muslin hat, and detailed hand-cobbled leather sandals.

The companion Pooh bear is fully jointed and made of custom-made miniature plush with glass eyes and hand-embroidered features. Pooh wears his trademark shirt vest made of custom-dyed felt lined with cotton and fastened with a genuine mother-of-pearl button. Every detail has been carefully researched to capture the essence of Christopher Robin & Pooh as depicted by E. H. Shepard in the original Winnie-the-Pooh books by A. A. Milne. Both the doll and bear are marked "CRP" on permanently-affixed tabs under the brass RJW buttons to identify them as set pieces.

Christopher Robin & Pooh came enclosed together in a deluxe presentation box with a reproduction of the original Shepard watercolor illustration on the lid. Included is a descriptive booklet, the signed and numbered certificate of authenticity, and the forms for owner registration.

©Disney. Based on the "Winnie-the-Pooh" works. ©A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard.

DIRECT PURCHASE: The Christopher Robin & Pooh set offered here is #002 - an extremely low edition number directly from the R. John Wright archives in pristine as-new condition. The purchase price of $1,987.00 includes shipping & insurance in the domestic United States. [For overseas shipping rates, contact the RJW office.]

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