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SANTA BOBBLEHEAD CANDY CONTAINER

This is an adorable Santa candy container that separates at the waist for candy retrieval. His body is made of cardboard. He has a red and white felt suit. His head is paper mache and it is on a spring, so that he nods. He sports a full rabbit fur beard. He is carrying a green and white paper sprig. The inside of the container is marked, "Made in Western Germany". In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1945-1950's

6" Height

OUTSTANDING BELSNICKLE ORNAMENT IN A WHITE COAT

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This is an outstanding composition belsnickle ornament in a white coat that is covered with mica. His molded details and facial expression are fantastic. He carries his original feather sprig with a red berry on top. The original wire loop is intact for hanging on the tree or he can stand on his own. The base rim on the right side has some minor chips, otherwise he is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900,  German

4 1/2" Height

RARE MINIATURE BELSNICKLE ORNAMENT IN RED COAT

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A very difficult to find miniature belsnickle ornament in a dark red coat. The wire loop for hanging in the tree is intact. The wonderful expression on his face has a bit of smudging. There is a fine hairline crack on the left side of his coat, but it is stable and secure. There are some gold flecks that decorate his coat. Made of composition, and overall in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900,  German

3" Height

FANTASTIC SANTA CANDY CONTAINER WITH BASKET AND LANTERN

A fantastic Santa candy container in a red felt coat with white trim and a blue felt collar. There is a small stain on the bottom back edge of his coat. He separates at the waist for candy retrieval. He has a beautiful composition face, hands and boots. He stands on a wooden base covered with mica. He sports a rabbit fur beard and a feather sprig with a berry in his right hand. The original woven basket at his waist is filled with old toys and Santa carries a metal lantern with red gel panels. In excellent condition. A superb piece! Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

12" Height

GREAT EARLY BELSNICKLE

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A great early belsnickle in a white coat with blue chenille trim on his hood. He is made of composition and has heavy mica flakes on his coat. He carries his original feather sprig. Fantastic detailed molding on his face and beard and he has a wonderful expression. There are remnants of old wax drippings on his left back shoulder and side of his hood. Overall, in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1890-1900,  German

9" Height

FANTASTIC WALKING SANTA WITH BASKET AND TREE

A fantastic Santa in a walking position on a mica covered wooden platform, stamped "Germany" on the bottom. He has a felt coat that has faded a bit from age and blue painted composition pants. His face, hands and boots are composition. He sports a rabbit fur beard which is a little thin at his mustache. His face is beautifully handpainted. He carries a woven basket on his back and a brush tree in his hand. His arms are moveable. In excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1920,  German

8" Height

GREAT EARLY SANTA JUMPING JACK

A great, early wooden Santa jumping jack. His image is lithographed on the wood and is painted with blue, red and black. He holds a broom in his right hand and a letter in his left. Fantastic toys are on the front of his jacket. There is some paint missing on the right boot. One fastener on his left knee has been replaced. Remnants of the original string remain but also sturdier cord has been added. The wood has mellowed and darkened with age. An asset to any collection. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900,  German

35 3/4" Height, 10" Width of torso

GREAT BELSNICKLE IN A YELLOW COAT

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A wonderful composition belsnickle in a yellow coat. He has red mica flakes on his coat and chenille trim on his hood. He holds an old feather sprig with a red berry. He has a great detailed face. He still retains the original base cover stamped, "Germany". Most of the time these are missing on the early belsnickles. With the exception of a few very minor paint flakes, he is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900-1910,  German

8 1/2" Height

WONDERFUL EARLY BELSNICKLE IN A MUSTARD YELLOW COAT

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A great composition belsnickle with a mustard yellow coat. He has chenille trim on his hood. The detailed molding on his face and beard are wonderful. There is gold glitter sprinkled on the surface of his coat and the border trim of his coat is copper color. The feather sprig that he carries is old but replaced. There is a very tiny chip on his nose and a few flaws on his coat probably original in the making. He is a bit dusty but overall in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1900-1910,  German

10 3/4" Height

RARE SIGNED ROYAL BAYREUTH SANTA CHAMBERSTICK

A very rare Santa Claus porcelain chamberstick with the Royal Bayreuth blue mark. It also has "DEPONIRT" impressed. It was produced in Tettau, Bavaria in the early 20th century.

Most of the white spots are from the camera flash, but there are a few that appear to be paint skips, the two largest of which are along the base. There are a few tiny nicks. Otherwise, it is in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

Royal Bayreuth commenced operating in 1794 and is the oldest and finest of the porcelain manufacturers in Germany. The Santa Claus figural pieces are all extremely rare.

6 1/2" Length, 3" Height, 4 3/4" Width