Vaillancourt Chalkware - Gold Coat Saint Nick
This Vaillancourt chalkware collectible features St. Nick in a shimmering gold leaf coat. The details on this figurine are delightful! This piece has its entire coat gold leafed and has intricate details painted within. He is holding a dark green bag with a teddy bear poking his head out and is holding a white bottle brush tree decorated with gold beads within his other hand. A dusting of glittering snow on his hat and in the folds of his coat add to the charm. His cheerful face with rosy cheeks makes this St. Nick a warm and welcoming addition to your Vaillancourt collection.
- Collectible Vaillancourt Santa figurine
- Adapted from antique chocolate molds
- Designed by Judi Vaillancourt
- Hand-painted chalkware
- 2"D × 3.25"W × 8.5"H
- Made and hand-painted in the USA
Dust using a soft dry cloth. Store in cool dry place. Avoid direct contact with moisture or water.
Each piece begins in an antique chocolate mold from the Vaillancourt collection but is then re-sculpted with new details and holiday motifs. A new mold, made from the re-sculpted piece, is filled with a plaster-like substance and dried. The resulting "chalkware" is then hand-painted, bringing to life the mold maker's intricate artistry and the festivity of Colonial Williamsburg's holiday season. The tradition of Vaillancourt's chalkware figurines reflects the collections of Colonial Williamsburg's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.