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Antique Belsnickle And Tom Turkey Candy Container

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An antique plaster, papier-mâchè and felt candy container in the form of a Belsnickle (Santa) riding Tom Turkey. The Belsnickle figure wears a red hooded robe and blue pants with a white rabbit fur beard and is holding a faux tree. The turkey has a hollow interior that would have held candy to delight children at the turn of the last century, missing the paper stopper to the bottom.

Holiday Christmas
Type Table Decor
Materials Papier-mâché, Felt
Brand Unknown
Marks No Discernible Maker’s Mark
Period Antique


- has light wear to the painted finish. Santa is a little loose on the turkey.


6.0" W x 6.5" H x 2.5" D

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