Vintage Schmid Beatrix Potter “Sally Henny Penny” Hanging Ornament RARE

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  • Sold Date: Mar 03, 2013
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Beatrix Potter Vintage Schmid
“Sally Henny Penny” Hanging Ornament RARE

Description: Rare. Hard-to-Find. This is a darling Ornament of “Sally Henny Penny”. It is a hand-painted piece from Japan. “Sally Henny Penny is in the story Ginger and Pickles a shop that carries everything that closes. Sally Henny Penny sent out a printed poster to say that she was going to reopen the shop--"Henny's Opening Sale! Grand cooperative Jumble! Penny's penny prices! Come buy, come try, come buy! "The poster really was most 'ticing. All of the Schmid ornaments are retired as Schmid & Company closed its doors in 1995.

A shiny glaze covers a vibrant “Sally Henny Penny” and shows off her ginner body, purple hat and apron. She is a delightful character with her two little yellow chicks beneath on the mossy green grass. Original tag is still attached to the original gold cord of this ornament. It is stamped on the base “c FW Co 1983”. “Sally Henny Penny” was originally purchased for my store as part of my Beatrix Potter Schmid collection started in 1985. I only have a few “Sally Henny Penny” ornaments left in my inventory. I will also include a gift box to store your ornament in.
This circa 1983 mint ornament is in excellent condition and is considered new as it was never sold. The rare ornament .

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