Rare Unusual Belsnickle with Teeth on a Snowball

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Antique Christmas Santa Belsnickle Figure
Very unusual and rare Belsnickle showing his teeth, standing on a snowball.  His coat is a yellow tan paint with a greenish rim below. Covered throughout with gold and silver mica flakes. He has a steady set of eyes and painted teeth. His face and beard are crackled but still this Belsnickle shines. His hood is outlined in red chenille and he seems to be holding his original tree branch. Bottom cardboard sealer is torn and unmarked. Please view other images for condition details. Approx. 9" high.
 
Origin-  Germany
 
ca. 1890