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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

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

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

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

GREAT SANTA IN SLEIGH WITH FOUR REINDEER

A great Santa in his sleigh with four composition reindeer. Santa is in a red felt coat with white felt trim and a rope belt. He has a rabbit fur beard that is thin at the mustache. His boots are composition and painted black. His sweet hand painted face has a paint flake on his cheek and the tip of his nose. He carries a feather sprig.The sleigh is all wood and stamped "Germany" on the bottom. The four reindeer are painted composition with metal antlers. One antler is missing on one deer. They retain their original red fabric reins, which are a bit twisted and have seen better days, but they are attached. This is a truly charming Christmas display to put toys in the sleigh or holiday treats. Overall, in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C.1900-1910,  German

6" Length of sleigh, 4 1/4" Height with Santa

GREAT SANTA ON A SHEEP PULL TOY

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A wonderful Santa on a large sheep pull toy with a wooden base and metal wheels. Santa has a bushy rabbit fur beard and dressed in a felt coat and pants. He holds his feather tree sprig. His face, hands and boots are composition. His delicately hand painted face has some soot on his cheeks and under his nose. Perhaps he just came out of the chimney! The sheep is also composition with wood stick legs and wool coat. There are silk ribbon bows on the top of its head and top of the tail. The ears are leather and a silver bell hangs from the neck. The hand painted face is perfect. The bottom of the base on the pull toy is marked, "GERMANY". Overall, in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C.1920,  German

7 1/4" Height, 7 1/4" Length of the base, 2 3/4" Width of the base

GREAT SANTA ON AN ELEPHANT NODDER

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A great Santa on an elephant nodder. Santa is wearing a brown felt jacket and blue felt pants. His face, hands and boots are composition. He holds a feather tree sprig. He has a rabbit fur beard, mustache and hair coming out of his cap. He wears a lametta tinsel belt. He has a little chip on the tip of his nose and a nice hand painted face. His jacket is lined with early linen. His face shows a bit of smudging and his clothes show age wear. His arms move up and down. The composition elephant has wooden tusks and hand painted eyes and nostrils on the end of its trunk. His head and tail nods up and down and works great. There are two missing paint spots. One on the shoulder and the other on the tail. The saddle has a dresden trim. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C.1920,  German

8 1/2" Height, 8 1/2" Width from tip of tusk to end of the tail

GREAT BELSNICKLE SANTA IN A WHITE COAT

A great composition belsnickle in a white coat covered with mica flakes. There is chenille trim on his hood. He holds a little feather sprig. There are no splits or cracks. There is a little soiling on his nose and some darkening in a few spots on his coat from age. It retains its original paper base that is lightly stamped, Made in Germany, and inscribed 1924. It is a bit difficult to read. Overall, in excellent condition. Additional photos are attached by the magnifying glass icon.

C. 1920's,  German

9 1/2" Height