During a beach clean-up near Bari, Italy, Foekje stumbled upon this little bear, who looks a lot like Robijntje. Once his little body was filled with liquid washing detergent or fabric softener and his place was on top of a washing machine. But now he washed up ashore and never told us how he ended up there, we expect it was a long journey.
The outside of the stained porcelain is biscuit which gives a mat finish similar to plastic. The inside of the porcelain bottle vase #101 is glazed to make it waterproof and suitable as a vase or container. The porcelain bottle vase #101 measures 15,9×6,6×4,5 cm.
This little bear comes in a edition of 200 pieces and they are hand numbered at the bottom. For this edition Elzeline Kooy designed a box with a lively deep sea scene that gives this laundry softening bear the dark and dirty edge he needs, silk screen printed with two colours on a stapeled carboard box with insert.