Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Honey Bear Paperweight with box dated 1993
The Honey Bear paperweight was introduced in 1993 and retired in 1997 so this is an earliest Bear.
The gold stopper indicates a first quality piece.
Royal Crown Derby first introduced their paperweights in September 1981. Since then many different varieties of these bone China figures have been made and they are quite collectible.
Purchased in August 1993 from now defunct department store Strawbridge & Clothier (copy of the receipt from this sale provided with shipping of item or upon inquiry).
Approximately 4” H x 3” L x 3 1/4” D
Condition: very fine, with no chips, cracks or damage and virtually no wear other than minor scuffing on the bottom. The box does show wear.