You are viewing a Memories of Santa by Don Warning. Released for Club Members only, Circa 1800. Originally distributed by Christmas Reproductions, Inc. Figurine is in new condition and never handled other than taken out of box for pictures.You may email me if you have interest in information.
This one is called Ded Moroz Circa 1800. Figurine is 5″ tall and has a gold tassel for hanging.
The following is from the Christmas Reproductions, Inc. Info card:
The Memories of Santa Collection was inspired by antique chocolate molds. early chromolithographs, and turn-of-the-century post cards. These beautiful replicas depict the evolution of Santa Claus from early St. Nicholas to the Santa we know today.
Every figure in the Memories of Santa Collection is made of earthenware and individually hand painted. The designs and legends have been carefully researched and historically documented. One-hundred and thirty nine Santas have been created since 1983. This is a limited edition Santa, designed exclusively for the memories of Santa club members only.