kewpie mania continues….cant help myself !!♥
these kewpies are available for purchase. I try to offer different items on my ebay page, If you dont see the Kewpies simply email and will post if it’s still available.
To the Right Creator Of Kewpies Rose O’Neil
A brief History of Kewpie
Creator: Rose O’neil
publication: Ladies Home Journal
Story behind the Kewpies is …. Rose O’neil was back home afer a divorce, and she was dreaming with fairy like babies! These babies ended up becoming her priced Kewpies!
Rose o’neil was a woman that didnt allow a divorce get the best of her, She applied her skills as a artist, writer, sculptor and transformed her dream into a business. She quickly saw the potential in marketing licensing her Kewpies.
Til this day you see kewpies on dishes, boxes of all sizes, candy containers, towels, childrens books, blankets, postcards, the list is long!
Many Kewpies for all types of people…
Kewpie is made of Bisque and stringed arms and legs, he is in a cast iron antique crib.
Image to the right:
around 1970’s vintage kewpie made on bisque. has an older look with a curly kew and big eyes chubby legs…no markings.
The one wearing a stripe PJ is wearing original clothing , Cameo markings designed by joseph callus
The nude kewpie is smaller version but comes nude no PJ’s:) Cameo markings
The bottom Kewpie is a bath toy and this kewpie has made in hong kong markings made of plastic material