The Pirate King offered here is number ONE of only five Artist Proofs made and comes directly from R. John Wright Archives in pristine as-new condition.
The formidable Pirate King, joined the BEARS-AT-SEA in 2007. Measuring an impressive 23" standing. he is fully jointed and made of the finest lustrous black alpaca plush with detailed shading. His felt paw pads and individually inserted resin claws give the Pirate King a menacing realism. His wonderful character face features striking blue glass pupil eyes and a molded leather nose.
The Pirate King is outfitted in a fully lined brocade and silk waistcoat and detailed felt Great Coat embellished with working pockets, gilt braid trim, bound buttonholes, and brass buttons. Across one shoulder is a leather baldric belt studded with brass "RJW" buttons and on his head is a custom-printed scarf and an authentic pirate's hat made from fine top grain leather.
The Pirate King was produced in a limited edition of 250 pieces worldwide. Each comes enclosed in his own authentic nautical carrying bag made of heavy cotton canvas with appliqued felt "RJW" lettering, brass grommets, and sea rope closure. A signed and numbered certificate of authenticity and the forms for owner registration are also included.
The online purchase price includes shipping and insurance in the domestic United States. For overseas shipping rates, please contact the RJW office. You may also place your order request via phone at 1-802-447-7072. All orders are subject to availability.