Six (6) Christmas related items. 1st item: Dresden brass petite choses holiday wreath with embossed figures of animals, including turkeys, jack-o'-lanterns, angels, Santa in his sleigh, and other Christmas and seasonal items, surmounted by a large bow. 14 1/2" dia. 2nd item: American Santa Claus composition doll with hand painted canvas face, corduroy suit and hat, painted canvas boots and belt with metal buckle, white hair and beard, and plastic holly decoration to hat. 24 1/2" H x 12 1/2" W x 6 1/4" D. Circa 1940. 3rd item: Embossed card stock "Calendar for 1910" depicting Santa Claus holding a candle above two children sleeping in their bed. A Touch of Glass, Gallatin, TN stamped label, en verso. Housed under glass in a black painted wooden shadow box with gilt wood rabbet edge. Calendar – 14" H x 9" W. Sight – 15" H x 11 5/8" W. Framed – 19" H x 15 5/8" W. 4th-6th items: Three (3) card stock Christmas items, including one (1) embossed sign reading "A Merry Christmas" with folding shelf and two (2) postcards, one with pencil inscription. Sign – 16" H x 10 1/4" W. Postcards range in size from 3 1/2" H x 5 1/8" W to 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with areas of oxidation to surface of few figures. Wreath slightly bent. 2nd item: Overall good condition with areas of wear, fading, stains, etc. to be expected from age. Strong odor of mothballs. Areas of tissue wrapping paper adhered to boots. 3rd items: Overall good condition with foxing spots, pinprick holes, to be expected from age. 1 1/2" tear, top right. Not examined outside of frame. 4th-6th items: Overall good condition with fading to be expected from age.
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