Christmas Santa in Red with Tree

VFA Nr. 15071, Exclusive

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Made exclusively for Winterthur, this traditional Santa is hand-painted with a candy apple red suit lined with fur.

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Description

Chalkware 1.3 lbs 2.5 × 4 × 9.5 in
Made in United States (2015)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 2015, for Winterthur Museum

WINTERTHUR EXCLUSIVE! Massachusetts artisan Judi Vaillancourt uses antique chocolate molds to painstakingly create these beautiful chalkware figures, reminiscent of the popular 19th-century art form. This traditional Santa is hand-painted with a candy apple red suit lined with fur. Santa holds a faux Christmas tree and carries a satchel of toys at his side.

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.