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Santa With Lorgnettes (sic)
DECORATIVE ARTS
figurine
Christmas Reproductions Inc.
North America: USA
1996
earthenware
box: 153 mm x 70 mm x 45 mm; overall: 130 mm x 55 mm

Late 20th century handpainted earthenware figurine of Santa Claus based loosely upon an 1894 drawing from Harper's Weekly believed to have been drawn by Thomas Nast. Santa stands upon a round base, a drum by his right foot, holding a lorgnette in his right hand to read a Christmas list. Suspension loop attached to the top of his head. Together with original box and explanatory notes.


2010.614

Gift of Ms Christi Barranger, 2010



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