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Santa Claus Cast Iron Nutcracker, circa 1880s
Located in Incline Village, NV
This copper-plated cast iron Santa Claus nutcracker was manufactured in England, circa 1880s. It pivots on an iron pin. The face is very finely cast detailing Santa's beard and facia...
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Antique 1880s English Folk Art More Folk Art

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Iron

Santa Clause Light Bulb
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Santa Clause large light bulb. The condition is in very good.
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20th Century American Other More Folk Art

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Opaline Glass

  • Santa Clause Light Bulb
  • Santa Clause Light Bulb
  • Santa Clause Light Bulb
  • Santa Clause Light Bulb
H 10 in. Dm 4.5 in.
Vintage Cast Iron Santa Claus Belsnickle Tree Stand German, circa 1920
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A decorative cast iron Christmas tree stand. Some wear with a nice patina and little paint missing, but this is old-age. Made of cast iron, hand painted. Found in Austria and was mad...
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Vintage 1920s German More Folk Art

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Iron

Outsider Art Santa Claus, Acrylic On Paper.
Located in Chicago, IL
Just in time for the season, an outsider art child like Santa Claus painting done in acrylic on brown paper. Framed in a red lacquered wood and glass. Origin, Montreal Canada signed,...
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Late 20th Century Canadian Paintings

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Paper, Acrylic

Western Wood and Leather Wall Handing with Horns, by Buck Flynn Co. Santa Fe, NM
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A large, impressive and very well crafted wall/mantel (fireplace) mirror in the Western style, made in New Mexico. Label: By The Buck Flynn Co. Santa fe, NM. A shaped carved wood pie...
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20th Century American Folk Art Mirrors

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Horn, Leather

Solomon Islands Santa Cruz Finely Hand Carved Conical Head "Duka" Figure, 1930s
Located in South Burlington, VT
Originally collected in the Solomon Islands in 1938, this one of a kind treasure from the south pacific comes from a private oceanic collection. This is a Solomon Islands Santa Cru...
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Early 20th Century Solomon Islands Tribal Tribal Art

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Tapestry, Wood

Vintage Tall Hand Painted Santa Sculpture, 1930
Located in South Burlington, VT
Nostalgic opportunity. America's friendliest Santa or Saint Nicholas - the jolly man standing 15 inches tall clutching his mischievous elf helpers, gifts, and a musical instrument...
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Early 20th Century American Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Vintage Pair Hand Painted Santa Belsnickel Sculpture Candle Sticks
Located in South Burlington, VT
Very Nostalgic opportunity. America's fondest Pair (2) of santas or belsnickels - the jolly men standing tall hoisting their knapsack candle holders and clutching their epic long ...
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Mid-20th Century American Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Vintage Pair Tall Hand Painted Santa Sculptures with Gift Sack
Located in South Burlington, VT
Nostalgic opportunity. America's friendliest Pair (2) of Santas or Saint Nicholas - the jolly men standing almost 10 inches tall clutching their epic gift sacks full of goodies ...
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Mid-20th Century American Sculptures and Carvings

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Iron

Cinco De Mayo, Child's Framed Mexican Serape, Santa Barbara, Calif
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This most unusual framed Serape / printed advertisement is most unusual . It is stamped " Cinco DE MAYO " CLEANERS / PROP. JOSE DIAZ PHONE WO -2-6561 506 E. HALEY ST. SANTA BARBARA,C...
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20th Century American Adirondack Native American Objects

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Wool

Platon Blanco Semana Santa / Wood carving Lacquer Mexican Folk Art
By Hector Martínez Rivera
Located in Jesus del Monte, MX
FREE SHIPPING TO WORLDWIDE Artisan: Hector Martinez Rivera IAM 1st. Place Category “Gold Bathed Laca” INSTITUTO DEL ARTESANO MICHOACANO LVII State Edition Award "Domingo de Ramos en...
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2010s Folk Art Mixed Media

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Wood, Lacquer

16'' Santa Claus Nacimiento / Wood carving Lacquer Sculpture Mexican Folk Art
By Juan Zeferino Rivera
Located in Jesus del Monte, MX
FREE SHIPPING TO WORLDWIDE! Artisan: Juan Zeferino Rivera MASTERPIECE (Award Prize in Temalacatzingo 2016) Made with Tzomplantli wood, woodcarving technique gouges, machete and sa...
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2010s Folk Art Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Lacquer

“Santa Cruz de las Huertas Jalisco”, Ceramic, Glaze, Colors, Mexican Folkart
Located in Detroit, MI
“Santa Cruz de las Huertas Jalisco” is a whimsical, charming and colorfully ceramic rendition painted blue and red of a local bus that traversed the town where the artist Candelario...
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Mid-20th Century Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Glaze

19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor, circa 19th Century. The painting is a beautiful rendition of the harbor on a rectangular lucite background. There are five tiles depicting the har...
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Antique 19th Century Spanish Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures

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Ceramic

  • 19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
  • 19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
  • 19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
  • 19th Century Tile Painting of Santa Anna Harbor
H 9.5 in. W 32.25 in. D 0.75 in.
Early 18th Century Polychromed Wood Carving Santa Maria Magdalena
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Expressive sculptural piece in wood carving representing Maria Magdalena by unknown artist from the early 18th century. This piece was part of a sculptural group of Christ's Calvary....
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Antique Early 18th Century Spanish Folk Art Religious Items

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Iron

Between Seer and Seen: Celebrating the Artists of Santa Barbara County Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Between Seer and Seen: Celebrating the Artists of Santa Barbara County Book by Mark Robert Halper. Composed of 71 portraits and 15 still life images photographed from January to De...
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20th Century American Folk Art Books

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Paper

County of Santa Cruz Great Seal Porcelain Sign
Located in Orange, CA
California's Santa Cruz County sign rated 9.0. Sign has a TAC "number on it that corresponds to Matthew's grading system 9 to 9.4, almost perfect, may have a factory flaw or almost n...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern More Folk Art

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Porcelain

Margaret Tafoya Incised Santa Clara Pueblo Native American Ceramic Pottery
By Margaret Tafoya
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
A beautiful piece of Margaret Tafoya pottery. Maria Margarita "Margaret" Tafoya (1904-2001) was a matriarch of Santa Clara Pueblo potters. Margaret learned the traditional art of pot...
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Vintage 1950s American Native American Native American Objects

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Ceramic

Helen Shupla Pueblo Santa Clara Black Ware Pottery Melon Vase
Located in New York, NY
Helen Shupla (1928-1985) Santa Clara Pueblo 'Melon' black ware pottery vase, made in the circa 1970s and signed by the artist on the bottom.
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Vintage 1970s American Native American Native American Objects

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Pottery

Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure, Germany
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Hand-colored wooden Christmas Santa figure from the Erzgebirge in two parts. Completely made by hand and charming decorated by hand. The upper part is constructed for an incense burn...
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Mid-20th Century German Arts and Crafts More Folk Art

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Wood

  • Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure, Germany
  • Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure, Germany
  • Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure, Germany
  • Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure, Germany
H 5.71 in. Dm 2.37 in. L 5.71 in.
Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure Germany
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Hand-colored wooden Christmas santa figure from the Erzgebirge in two parts. Completely made by hand and charming decorated by hand. The upper part is contructed for an incense burne...
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Mid-20th Century German Arts and Crafts More Folk Art

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Wood

Vintage Santa Claus
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Santa Claus from Germany with a glitter body and paper mach`e body. This Santa is unsigned but in great condition.
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Late 20th Century Unknown American Classical Primitives

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Paper, Wood

  • Vintage Santa Claus
  • Vintage Santa Claus
  • Vintage Santa Claus
  • Vintage Santa Claus
H 12 in. W 4 in. D 4 in.
"Santa and Reindeer" Still Bank, American, circa 1980s
By Charles C. Reynolds
Located in Incline Village, NV
Made of heavy cast aluminum and hand painted, this sturdy, finely detailed still bank depicts an oversized Santa Claus standing next to one of his reindeer. Santa is brightly painted...
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Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Toys

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Iron

Santa Claus Store Display
Located in Culver City, CA
Pressed cardboard hand-painted Christmas store display of Santa Claus.
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Vintage 1950s Signs

Rare Original Painted 19thc Dated 1890 Santa Iron Door Stop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
FANTASTIC ORIGINAL PAINTED & DATED 1890 SANTA CLAUSE DOOR STOP .WONDERFUL OLD PATINA ALL ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED SURFACE.THIS HEAVY SHORT SANTA HAS A LOT OF WEIGHT AND IS IN FANTASTIC CON...
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Antique 19th Century American Primitives

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Iron

Santa Clara Indian Blackware Pot
Located in Montecito, CA
Beautiful Santa Clara blackware pot. Stunning design and patina. Circa 1895.
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Antique 19th Century Native American Objects

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Ceramic

Pair of Santas by Earl
Located in Hudson, NY
Pair of paintings, acrylic on board, of Santa Claus on a gold background, by outsider artist Earl Swanigan
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21st Century and Contemporary American Outsider and Self Taught Art

  • Pair of Santas by Earl
  • Pair of Santas by Earl
  • Pair of Santas by Earl
  • Pair of Santas by Earl
H 43 in. W 42 in.
Outstanding Nautical Half Hull Model of Sister Ships, Santa Rosa and Columbia
Located in Stamford, CT
An outstanding half hull model of sister ships Santa Rosa and Columbia (300' steam/sail vessels) from the famous Scottish shipbuilders Laird Brothers, Birkenhead.
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Antique 1870s Nautical Objects

Santa Clara Burnished Black Jar w/ Badger Paw Pattern
Located in Montecito, CA
Santa Clara Burnished Black Jar w/ Badger Paw Pattern. Circa 1890
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Antique 19th Century Native American Objects

LATE 19THC COFFEE TABLE FROM A MISSION IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Located in Los Angeles, CA
THIS ORIGINAL PAINTED DECORATED TABLE TOP IS IN WHITE DETAIL. A NATURAL WOOD GROUND. IT HAS THREE TURQUOISE NUGGETS EMBEDDED IN THE TABLE AND A PAINTED DECORATED MAP OF THE SANTA FE,...
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Antique 19th Century American Native American Objects

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Pine

Owl, Navajo Folk art, rustic, red, white, hearts, Santa Fe
By Charlie Willeto
Located in Tesuque, NM
Navajo medicine man Charlie Willeto (1897-1964) was also an artist--known for his ritualist figures of human and animal forms that carry the potency of the Navajo spirit while transc...
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1960s Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

Folk Art Chair from Exhibition in Santa Fe, N.M
Located in Palm Springs, CA
Folk Art chair exhibited at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, N.M. Show was titled "a chair For All Reasons" and took place in 2008. Notice the wear on the handle. We...
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Chairs

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Wood

Santa Barbara CA Folk Art Painting
Located in North Egremont, MA
Oil on masonite painting by Sanford Darling from his art environment "House of 1,000 Paintings", 1963-73. Wonderfully composed nautical scene. Darling began painting remembered imag...
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Vintage 1960s American Paintings

  • Santa Barbara CA Folk Art Painting
  • Santa Barbara CA Folk Art Painting
  • Santa Barbara CA Folk Art Painting
  • Santa Barbara CA Folk Art Painting
H 22.25 in. W 22.25 in. D 1.25 in.
" Santa Claws" Letter
Located in Cincinnati, OH
A wonderful, early childs handwritten letter to "Santa Claws". Having a delightful overall naive narrative and construction. Note also the charming hand drawn stamp. Timeless.
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Antique 19th Century American More Folk Art

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Pencil, Paper

  • " Santa Claws" Letter
  • " Santa Claws" Letter
  • " Santa Claws" Letter
  • " Santa Claws" Letter
H 11 in. W 9 in.
19th Century Mexican Folk Retablo - Santa Rita
Located in San Francisco, CA
Santa Rita de Casia, patroness saint of impossible causes, is almost always depicted as she is here, with a spot of blood and a thorn deeply imbedded in her forehead. According to po...
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Antique 19th Century Mexican Paintings

Carved and Papier Mâché Belsnickel Santa
Located in New Hope, PA
A rare, whimsical belsnickel made in Germany for the American market. It features an elaborately carved and painted papier mâché head covered with a horsehair beard and hair, a velve...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Velvet, Wood, Paint

  • Carved and Papier Mâché Belsnickel Santa
  • Carved and Papier Mâché Belsnickel Santa
  • Carved and Papier Mâché Belsnickel Santa
  • Carved and Papier Mâché Belsnickel Santa
H 25 in. W 10.25 in. D 12 in.
Large Double Sided Porcelain Adertising Sign " Santa Gertrudis Bulls Breeders"
Located in Chicago, IL
Large double sided porcelain advertising sign for Santa Gertrudis Bulls Breeders.
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Vintage 1950s American Signs

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Iron

Midcentury Santa Claus Holiday Christmas Store Wallpaper Display on Board
Located in Madison, WI
Wonderful soft blue-green colors and dramatic, warm face to greet your holiday guests. Paper on fiberboard.
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Mid-20th Century American Victorian Signs

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Paper

1959s Vintage America Coca Cola Santa Claus Store Display Sign with Easel Back
Located in Milan, IT
1959s vintage America Coca Cola Santa Claus store display sign with easel back. Signed on the back: The Coca-Cola Company Litho in USA. Collector's note: Haddon Hubbard Sundblom w...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Signs

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Paper

18th Century Santa Maria Figure
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fine 18th century Tuscan Santa Maria figure with beautiful inset glass eyes. Carved and polychrome painted wood - displayed on a high quality custom made base. The small santo is s...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Folk Art Sculptures

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Wood, Glass

18th Century Tuscan Santa Maria Figure
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fine 18th century Tuscan Santa Maria figure with beautiful inset glass eyes, cloth wrapped arms and finely sculpted hands. Carved and polychrome painted wood - displayed on an earl...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Italian Folk Art Sculptures

Turn of the Century Life Size Carved Wood and Painted Folk Art Santa Sculpture
Located in Buffalo, NY
Turn of the century lifesize carved wood and painted Folk Art Santa Torso. Depicting Santa Claus holding reigns. Originally used as a store display which sat in a sleigh, hence the h...
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Early 20th Century American Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Vintage Hand-Painted Wooden Figure of Santa
Located in Woodbury, CT
What a great addition to your holiday decorations! This jolly figure of St. Nick is hand-painted and would be perfect standing beside your Christmas tree or up against a decorative m...
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Mid-20th Century American Signs

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Plywood

  • Vintage Hand-Painted Wooden Figure of Santa
  • Vintage Hand-Painted Wooden Figure of Santa
  • Vintage Hand-Painted Wooden Figure of Santa
  • Vintage Hand-Painted Wooden Figure of Santa
H 40.5 in. W 25 in. D .38 in.
Folk Art Standing Carnival Game Wheel from Santa Monica Pier
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Americana Folk Art carnival game wheel rescued from Santa Monica Pleasure Pier in California. Features a hand-decorated double sided wheel with a craquelure patina finish. Beautifull...
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20th Century American Folk Art Carnival Art

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Brass, Iron

Folk Art Cowboy and Indian Bench, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Located in Wilton, CT
A remarkable Artist crafted bench in all original condition, circa early 1970s, from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Boldly painted scene depicts a pipe smoking Indian with pipe and headdress,...
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Vintage 1970s American Painted Furniture

Mid-20th Century Christmas Santa Figure from Erzgebirge
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Beautiful colored wooden Santa figure from the Erzgebirge. The region Erzgebirge formerly Eastern Germany is famous for this special kind of Christmas figures, where intricate carvin...
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Mid-20th Century German Arts and Crafts More Folk Art

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Wood

Mid-20th Century Set of Five Christmas Santa Figures from Erzgebirge Germany
Located in Kitzbuhel, AT
Beautiful hand-colored and hand decorated wooden set of five santa figures nutcrackers from the Erzgebirge Germany in three seizes. The region Erzgebirge formerly Eastern Germany is ...
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Mid-20th Century German Arts and Crafts More Folk Art

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Wood

"Santa With A Book" Still Bank, American, circa 1930s
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Santa With A Book" still bank was made circa late 1930s and probably of American manufacture. There is a marking on the bottom but it is not discernible "Flasto"?? Charming bank wit...
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Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Toys

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Lead

Vintage Santa Claus Still Bank, American, circa 1960
By Banthrico Inc.
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Santa On Roof" still bank, American, circa 1960. Was made by the Banthrico Company in Chicago, Illinois, and given away as a premium, typically for children, for opening up an accou...
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Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Toys

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Metal, Lead

"Santa Riding A Polar Bear" Still Bank, American, circa 1988
By Reynolds Toys
Located in Incline Village, NV
Made of heavy cast aluminum and hand painted, this sturdy, finely detailed still bank depicts a whimsical "Santa Riding a Polar Bear". It is brightly painted in red and white, with m...
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Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Toys

Materials

Aluminum

"Santa in A Race Car" Still Bank American, circa 1987
By Reynolds Toys
Located in Incline Village, NV
This finely detailed hand painted, heavy cast aluminum still bank depicts a whimsical Santa Claus running around in a brightly painted green race car delivering toys. Santa is in red...
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Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Toys

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Aluminum

"Santa Claus Walking" Wind-Up Toy, circa 1890
Located in Incline Village, NV
This rare and all original walking Santa Claus clockwork toy was manufactured in about 1890 and is probably of French manufacture, due to the lead feet and hand painted composition h...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Folk Art Toys

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Composition, Lead

"Flying Santa" Clockwork Toy/Ornament by Guntherman, Germany, circa 1905, Rare
By Guntherman
Located in Incline Village, NV
Extremely rare example of a turn of the century German tin toy, not found in any reference books, but almost definitely of Guntherman manufacture, circa 1900-1910. The Guntherman toy...
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Antique Early 1900s German Folk Art Toys

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Tin

Santa in the Sleigh with Two Reindeer by Hubley, circa 1900
By Hubley Manufacturing Company 2
Located in Incline Village, NV
This is a very difficult to find cast iron Christmas toy made just after the turn of the century by the Hubley Manufacturing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, featuring Santa Claus i...
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Antique Early 1900s American Folk Art Toys

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Iron

"Santa Claus Cycle" Wind Up Toy with Original Box, Japan, circa 1955
Located in Incline Village, NV
The celluloid Santa and tin tricycle indicate a mid-1950s manufacture for this charming Japanese wind up toy which comes with the original box in which it was shipped. Unlike most ex...
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Vintage 1950s Japanese Folk Art Toys

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Tin

"Sleeping Santa" Bank Ca. 1948
By Banthrico Inc.
Located in Incline Village, NV
"Sleeping Santa" Large Chair Version. Chaulkware still bank made by Banthrico circa 1948. Of American manufacture and all original with no restoration and no touch up or repaint, thi...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Toys

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Tin

  • "Sleeping Santa" Bank Ca. 1948
  • "Sleeping Santa" Bank Ca. 1948
  • "Sleeping Santa" Bank Ca. 1948
  • "Sleeping Santa" Bank Ca. 1948
H 7.13 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
20th Century Fired-Clay Sculpture of a Buffalo, by Santa Fe Artist Gary Campbell
By Gary Campbell
Located in Van Nuys, CA
This hand-built and painted, fired-clay sculpture of a Buffalo by the late artist, Gary Campbell was made in the mid to late 1980s in Santa Fe, N.M. The piece has a naive, child-lik...
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Late 20th Century American Folk Art Ceramics

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Clay

Fantastic Set of Painted Chairs from Santa Fe, New Mexico
By Maya
Located in Wilton, CT
Sensational set of artist painted pig skin chairs done in 1992 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Filled with iconic South West imagery including deer man, Jack rabbit, lizards, snake, etc., t...
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1990s American Painted Furniture

Native American Santa Clara Pueblo Potter Corn Moquino Blackware Roadrunner Pot
By Corn Moquino
Located in Phoenix, AZ
Corn Moquino miniature blackware vase with carved Roadrunner design. Signed on the bottom: Corn Moquino with his cornstalk emblem. Measures: 1.5" H x 1/5" W. In excellent condition. ...
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Mid-20th Century Native American Objects

Santa at Chimney (Exchange National Bank)
Located in Incline Village, NV
1) "Santa At The Chimney" still bank was made by the Miller Bank Service Company" located in Chicago, Illinois in 1925. An inscription attesting to it's genesis is embossed on the un...
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Vintage 1920s American Folk Art Toys and Dolls

Materials

Lead

  • Santa at Chimney (Exchange National Bank)
  • Santa at Chimney (Exchange National Bank)
  • Santa at Chimney (Exchange National Bank)
  • Santa at Chimney (Exchange National Bank)
H 3.75 in. W 4.5 in. D 2.38 in.
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Folk Art Santa For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic folk art santa available at 1stDibs. A folk art santa — often made from metal, wood and iron — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect folk art santa — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A folk art santa made by Folk Art designers — as well as those associated with Arts and Crafts — is very popular. Many designers have produced at least one well-made folk art santa over the years, but those crafted by Banthrico Inc., Reynolds Toys and Charles C. Reynolds are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Folk Art Santa?

A folk art santa can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $775, while the lowest priced sells for $135 and the highest can go for as much as $15,950.