Antique German Christmas Santa Roly Poly Paper MachÉ
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Antique German Christmas Santa Roly Poly Paper MachÉ:
+ + FABULOUS ANTIQUE GERMAN SANTA ROLY POLY + +
E. 20th c
This was my grandmother's > father's born in 1922 & such a special treasure!
I have had it on display for 25 years and have decided to pass it on to a collectorwho will enjoy it and be it's next keeper for the 21st Centuryit is nearly 100 years old - He has such a marvelous face and great detail in the paintingboth front & back - He is in VG condition with some minor paint chipping to the lower portionas shown which could be touched up- the 2nd condition photo is a 2nd view of same side & chipsI don't think the bottom of base was fully painted - all smoothForm all intact - evidence of paper tape below the paint - perhaps this was made in 3 parts and moldedverses paper maché - still functions as Roly Poly - what ever the formed weight /mass is inside can moveslightly and I hear a bit of loose sand but all intact & stays in place . H. 9 1/2 in. Wt 14 oz before boxing
insurance will be included on Domestic Shipments onlythanks for offerding !