Bittersweet House Folk Art
Chalkware German Belsnickle Santa
Cat# S486;
German chocolate mold Santa with Tree

Bring a piece of New England folk art into your home for the holidays with this hand crafted Chalkware Santa. The art of molding plaster of paris, referred to as chalkware, into holiday treasures is a centuries old German tradition. Inspired by the German tradition of folk art chalkware, Bittersweet House Folk Art offers a unique, hand crafted treasure that will last a lifetime.

German chocolate mold Santa with Tree

Hand crafted Folk art Chalkware Santa by New England artist Kathryn Campbell of Bittersweet House Folk Art.
Of special note: Cast in chalkware using a wonderful rare antique German chocolate mold, measuring approx 3 1/4 inches tall Santa's coat is hand painted with an antique folk art German design. The piece is hand signed "#1, Bittersweet House Folk Art, Kathryn Campbell".

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