This vintage Vaillancourt Folk Art Santa figurine is a one-of-a-kind collectible piece. Judi Vaillancourt started making these chalkware or sculpted gysum figures in her home in 1984 using antique chocolate moulds.Measuring 9 inches tall, it features a traditional red and white Father Christmas design with intricate folk art details. This figurine is a must-have for any collector of holiday and seasonal items, especially those who appreciate the charm of old-fashioned Santas. Made in the late 20th century in the United States, this handcrafted chalkware figurine is signed and numbered #147, dated 1985, and comes from the "Folk Art Santas" collection. The figurine is in excellent shape and sports a painted finish, making it a great addition to your home decor or a thoughtful gift for a loved one.