Bunnykins London City Gent teapot modeled by Martyn C. R. Alcock and produced by Royal Doulton of Burslem, England, in a 1994 special edition of 2,500. With briefcase in hand and the "Financial Times" tucked securely under his arm, the City Gent wields his umbrella against the vagaries of the British climate. This smart executive can also be distinguished by his traditional bowler hat as he heads for his office in the heart of the City, the financial and business sector of London. Perhaps today he will be making profitable investment decisions for his clients, then strolling a few blocks to the West End to join his wife for dinner and a play before retiring to their townhouse in Chelsea. Royal Doulton Bunnykins tableware and figurines are popular ceramic designs manufactured as nursery dishes and collectible figurines. It originated with artwork by Sister Mary Barbara Bailey, the daughter of Cuthbert Bailey, general manager of Doulton during the 1930s. Sister Mary Barbara provided illustrations to the designers of Royal Doulton. The City Gent's left arm holding an umbrella forms the handle of the teapot while "The Bunny Times" newspaper forms the spout.
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