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Jim Shore® German Santa
Item #97936
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This Jim Shore® German Santa is a folk art interpretation of an Alpine Bavarian. Re-imagined as a jolly Father Christmas by American folk artist Jim Shore, this German Santa by Jim Shore wears his traditional lederhosen, displaying an idyllic mountain scene, and holds a cuckoo clock and a lidded beer stein. Collect this Jim Shore® German Santa along with the British, Irish and Italian Santas from Jim Shore’s Santas Around the World series. Hand painted stone resin.
Jim Shore’s German Santa is inspired by a design or illustration in our Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, located in the Archives Center of our National Museum of American History, Behring Center. A vast assemblage of business ephemera, the collection includes Victorian-era postcards, greeting cards, letterheads, catalogues, advertisements and commerce-related memorabilia. Acquired by the Smithsonian Institution in 1967, this group of over one million items was the collection of Isadore Warshaw, a New York bookseller, who was concerned that the business community lacked interest in preserving its past.

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By Cheerokee72
Sherwood, AR
January 22, 2017
"Jim Shore's German Santa adds to my Jim Shore Santas Around the World collection that I started here at the Smithsonian Catalog. They are a fun addition to my Christmas decorating."
By Sammy
Edmonton Canada
December 07, 2016
"Beautiful detail, exactly what I expected."
By Usherwoman
Baltimore, MD
November 18, 2015
"Always buy the Jim Shore Santas form countries that I have visited if they are offered."
By Ginger
Nashville TN
January 14, 2015
"This Santa is beautiful! One of the best gifts I ever gave to myself! I love Jim Shore designs."
By Marcia Jane
Upstate New York
December 03, 2013
"I give a friend a Santa Claus every Christmas, The Jim Shore Santas always are a treat and I'm proud to add them to my friend's collection"