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Brownie Jockey
R. John Wright - Palmer Cox Brownie - Jockey


 
Our Price: $535.00


Product Code: WRIGHTBROWNIEJOCKEY
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This whimsical character made his appearance in Cox's first Brownie book published in 1887 titled "The Brownies, Their Book."

Based accurately on the original Palmer Cox illustrations, the Brownie Jockey is made of the finest all-wool felt and jointed at the neck and shoulders. He has a molded felt character face, hand painted features, a mohair wig, and tiny sculptural hands. Measuring 9" tall, the Jockey has heavy wire inside his legs to enable him to be self-standing.

The Brownie Jockey is ready for the races outfitted in his authentic jockey uniform consisting of a pieced felt cap with a leather brim and chinstrap, a tailored felt shirt with custom-cast brass buttons, and felt jodhpur breeches. His tall hand-cobbled boots are made of the finest top-grain calfskin and in one hand he holds his detailed riding crop made of wood and leather.

The Brownie Jockey will be produced in a limited edition of 250 pieces worldwide. He will come inside a deluxe R. John Wright presentation box with a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity and the forms for owner registration. Subject to availability, the matching-number service will be provided to previous pieces in the Palmer Cox Collection.

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