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St. Nicholas

The Bishop from Asia Minor comes for his annual visit with a sack full of toys.

Media: Head and hands of Super Sculpey, on a wire armature with a cloth body. Painted eyes, white mohair beard and hair. Wearing a white lace-edged robe over a fringed white under-robe. His scapular is trimmed with lace and a blue satin cross. His cloak and red mitre hat are of gold-trimmed red brocade, lined with red silk.

Props: His large sack is filled with toys, including handmade alphabet blocks, sculpted stacking toy & candy canes, and handmade teddy bear. In his left hand he holds a wooden staff topped with a golden Super Sculpey crook, and in his right a handmade polymer clay doll dresses in silks.

Height: 52 cm (20 1/2")

December 1990

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