Bewear the Hare, an adorable cat wearing socks for bunny ears and sitting in a basket full of vegetables, was originally carved by master carver David Lawrence in 1996 for the UK based Harmony Kingdom. It is a limited edition exclusively made for a buying group called Parkwest/NALED Retailers. It was released on 4/1/1999, and retired on 11/7/2011.
A total of 4200 boxes were produced for this figurine. There are 2 interior sections - one with a carving of a pair of gardening gloves and a spade, and the other with a cat burrowing under a seed packet. The dimensions of the box figurine are 2.64 x 1.61 x 2.09 inches. The model number is TJLEP99S. The hallmarks include the ©, diamond, HBC logo, and DL, for David Lawrence. This piece was hand painted in China.
Bewear the Hare is referenced in the Harmony Kingdom Reference Guide by Leanna Barron on page 239. The box figurine is in excellent condition. No box is available.
Harmony Kingdom Bewear the Hare Limited Edition Treasure Jest Box Figurine