This is an original piece of art created by Scott Smith of Rucus Studio. This work was selected by Early American Life Magazine to be shown in their 2009 Holiday Directory. He appears on page 47 of the December issue. The Santa is made of composition and finished in the antique German style from the turn of the century. His coat is brown vintage velvet trimmed in mohair from an antique carriage blanket. Santa has a basket of toys and holds an original doll made of paper-mache. The stocking hanging on the basket is a repoduction of an antique stocking from Scott's personal collection. The piece stands approximately 15.5" tall x 8.5" wide and is signed and dated by Scott Smith. Scott has also included a signed copy of the 2009 Early American Life Magazine Holiday Directory. PRICE: $1.495.00 includes shipping in lower 48 states.