Historic Sturbridge Santa

VFA Nr. 21072

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Chalkware .95 lbs 3 × 4.5 × 9.75 in
Made in United States (2021)
Seasons: Winter
Year Issued: 2021, for Old Sturbridge Village

The Historic Sturbridge Santa depicts the Commonwealth’s historic town using a reproduction engraving of the historic town drawn by John Warner Barber. Sturbridge was just one of 200 Massachusetts towns featured with an engraved view in the book, Historical Collections, History and Antiquities of EVERY Town in Massachusetts, published in Worcester, Massachusetts by Dorr, Howland & Co. in 1839. The engraving has been decoupaged onto the Santa’s coat.

MLD No: M8401992, Anton Reiche (Germany)

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.