One of the Christmas season's most cherished characters, this handsome reindeer is ready to bring holiday joy into your home. A great addition to the mantel, holiday table, or your Byers' Choice caroler display, this fellow will add instant cheer wherever he is placed. A wonderful Colonial Williamsburg memento! Made in Pennsylvania, each Byers' Choice accessory is lovingly hand-painted and assembled. Measures 8 1/2"H x 1 1/2"W x 5 1/2"L. For decorative use only; not meant to be used as a doll or toy.
After the American Revolution, New Yorkers remembered with pride the colony's nearly-forgotten Dutch roots. St. Nick was heavily promoted through the New York Historical Society in the early 1800s, and his popularity spread with the 1823 publication of "A Visit from St. Nicholas," now more commonly known as "The Night Before Christmas."