'02 Twin Feather Trees Folk Art Christmas Santa Claus Belsnickle Candy Container
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'02 Twin Feather Trees Folk Art Christmas Santa Claus Belsnickle Candy Container:
SIGNED AND DATED 2002 TWIN FEATHER TREES PRIMITIVE FOLK ART Christmas SANTA CLAUS BELSNICKLE CANDY CONTAINER WITH HAND HELD MINIATURE FEATHER HAND PAINTED PAPER MACHE FACE AND HANDS ~~ 9 INCH TOTAL HEIGHT ~~ FULLY MARKED ON BOTTOM OF BASE~~ Being offered for your consideration is this signed and dated 2002 Twin Feather Trees Primitive Folk Art Christmas Santa Claus Belsnickle candy container with hand painted paper mache face and hands.PLEASE NOTE that the photographs included with this sale are of the actual Twin Feather Trees Santa Claus candy container being offered. ALSO NOTE that I have a three day return policy on any item I fail to describe accurately in the sale description below.MEASUREMENTSTOTAL HEIGHT: 9 INCHESHISTORYTwin sisters Karen Shields and Sharon Bauer began their cottage industry in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1983. Their fascination with reproducing antique feather trees lead naturally to making hand made reproduction Old World German style Belsnickle candy sale is for signed and dated 2002 Twin Feather Trees Christmas Belsnickle Santa Claus candy container. This Santa figure is dressed in a red felted wool hooded coat with slate gray cuffs and collar. A string belt holds the robe together. The white trim down the front of the robe carries areas where the trim has been "yellowed" for an antique hand painted paper mache hands and face are quite detailed and Santa figure holds a small feather tree in his right hand; artificial snow decorates the coat and hood.The candy container comes apart in two pieces to reveal the secret compartment for candy and gifts.The Santa wears hand painted black boots decorated with mica and mounted atop a rectangular plinth stand.The bottom of the plinth base is signed TWIN FEATHER TREES my opinion the overall condition of this Twin Feather Trees Christmas Belsnickle Santa Claus candy container is wonderful; the paper mache hands and face are completely intact and damage free. The robe and feather tree are also damage free. There are areas on the white trim of the robe which carry a slight yellow tinge but I believe this was done during the creation of the piece to simulate an "antique" look. The only thing I noticed is a tiny hold on the side robe from the original plastic price tag which can be seen in the photograph below.This Twin Feather Trees Santa Claus candy container has come from a smoke free estate collection and is odor free.~SHIPPING COSTS~ I am shipping this package to you via United States Priority Mail shipping; your package will be fully insured. I want my customers to be fully pleased with their purchase. To this end I have provided several photographs of the items and described them as accurately as possible. All sale items will be boxed and packaged appropriately with tissue paper, bubble wrap, and Styrofoam peanuts and shipped United States Priority Mail insured shipping. The shipping box weighs 1 pound 8 ounces. Buyer to pay actual shipping costs for United States Priority Mail insured shipping. Unfortunately we are no longer able to ship items to Italy. I require only Priority Mail Insured shipping to France on all sale items.~PAYMENT~ can be made in the form of PAYPAL or cash upon pickup. Payment must be received within 7 days of the close of the sale. Please e-mail us with any additional questions concerning payment options or other general questions about this sale. Thank you for your interest in this signed and dated 2002 Twin Feather Trees Primitive Folk Art Christmas Santa Claus Belsnickle candy container with hand painted paper mache face and hands, good luck with your offerding, and happy sales.