NORMAN ROCKWELL SANTA CLAUS CHRISTMAS PLATE 1980

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 17, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
NORMAN ROCKWELL SANTA CHRISTMAS PLATE 1980

"SCOTTY PLAYS SANTA"

This piece is part of a private 1500 piece Santa Claus collection being downsized for relocation

Scene is reproduction of a painting done in 1957 and found in the private collection of Haynes Thompson

The front of the plate shows a little boy in his PJs trying on an obviously much too large Santa outfit

It bears the word "Christmas" along the top rim, the date "1980" on the center right, the words "Norman Rockwell" on the center left just below the society seal

This piece is authorized by The Rockwell Society of America

The certificate of authenticity, included, states:

"It is by certified that this plate Number 20425D is an authentic registered plate in the only edition of "Scotty Plays Santa" the sole official 1980 limited-edition Christmas plate endorsed and certified by this Society as a genuine "Rockwell Classic," a consumate expression of the genius of Norman Rockwell, the foremost artist of all time in the United States of America"

The certificate then also bears the seal of the "ROCKWELL SOCIETY OF AMERICA"

The back of the plate also bears the inscribed number 20425D and the following:

"Plate number 20425D of the first limited edition of "Scotty Plays Santa." The first edition in any form from the original oil p
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