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VFA Nr. 9744 (Edition of 200)

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Description

Chalkware 1.3 lbs 2.5 × 4 × 9.5 in
Made in United States (1997)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 1997 at $100.00

Although this piece has been identified as a German chocolate mould, it has no markings that would identify who the mould maker is or what city in Germany it was produced. This 10” mould has been used to create Vaillancourt Folk Art’s Nr. 552, the Nr. 9744 was issued in 1997 and the coloration will never be reproduced. This piece is number 177 of the 200 produced in 1997. This was a special edition done for the 10th anniversary of the Vaillancourt Folk Art and Friends store.

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Number 177

About Vaillancourt Folk Art

Vaillancourt is a family owned business located in Sutton, Massachusetts and is best known for their handmade and hand painted chalkware figures. These figures are made using vintage and antique chocolate, candy, and ice cream moulds. The Vaillancourt’s have the largest private collection in the USA and have been creating these heirloom masterpieces meant to be passed down from generation to generation since 1984.