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DESCRIPTION: Small PAPIER MACHE BELSNICKLE Belsnickel FATHER CHRISTMAS Santa Figure Approx. 3 3/4" tall
HAND CRAFTED BY FOLK ARTIST SUSAN BRACK

This little papier-mache figure of FATHER CHRISTMAS aka BELSNICKLE is made from my extensive collection of antique chocolate moulds. I have given him a grey beard, a rich purple coat with pale lavender colored muff and trim. Over the years I have perfected a technique that captures the look and charm of papier mache figures from long ago. The process is labor intensive. The molds I use have varied origins and have had many uses. Most sought after are the antique chocolate and candy moulds. Because every step of the process is all hand done by me, there can be subtle differences in each piece. Colors may vary slightly. Each figure is carefully painted, antiqued and sealed. It is accented with sparkling mica flakes. Papier mache ages beautifully. Over time it develops a lovely patina. Since I devote more of my time now to fine art and design, I have a limited number of these pieces left to sell. Sorry no orders. Don't miss this opportunity to purchase some of my early papier mache work.
My figures have been featured in Better Homes and Gardens, Leisure Arts publications, Country Woman magazine and Wendy Mullen's popular Comprehensive Guide To Chocolate Molds. Each piece is signed and dated. It will come with my Enchanted Sleigh tag. Please contact me if you have any questions before buying. I am always happy to answer. There is a money back guarantee. International buyers, please contact me for current shipping Rates. Thanks for looking, Susan

Primitive Papier Mache PURPLE BELSNICKLE Belsnickel Santa Father Christmas Figure Susan Brack Christmas Folk Art

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: papier mache, non toxic paint, mica flakes, acrylic sealer
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 298 reviews
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