Santa with Pickle in Sack

VFA Nr. 2002-43

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Description

Chalkware 1 lbs 4.88 in
Made in United States (2002)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 2002 at $112.00

Sure, there are a lot of different traditions that we all seem to celebrate—some traditional and some unique. One tradition that we’ve grown to love over the years is of the Christmas Pickle. Often attributed to Swiss and German tradition, a single pickle ornament would be hung on the Christmas tree. The child who would find the pickle would be chosen to either receive a special gift or prize.

In this piece, you see that Santa is busy at work not only delivering toys, candy, fruits and nuts, but also has the famous Christmas Pickle ready to be hidden.

This piece, originally introduced in 2002, will be available while the supply of 30 is in stock. Act quickly so that you can be the one to find that pickle tradition!

This piece has been re-issued for our 30th anniversary in 2014, with only 30 having been made available.

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.