WONDERFUL PAIR OF VINTAGE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY, CHENILLE, CARDBOARD MICA GLITTER COVERED PINE CONE SANTA PIXIE ELF FIGURINES. What great old Christmas Holiday decorations. Very unusual style and design. Both of the pixie elves are free standing, perfect for your Christmas Village, Putz, Nativity or model railroad under the tree. You can also use them as ornaments for your Vintage design tree. Vintage Christmas holiday figurines and decorations such as these, were sold in the five and dime stores such as Woolworth's, Murphy's, after WWII, when exports from Japan began, and trade was established between our countries. This time period, late 1940's-1950's, was the "Golden Age" of Christmas Holiday decorations. The elves have pine cone bodies, elf with the lantern has a hand painted plastic / celluloid face, elf with the book has a hand painted clay face, chenille trim beards, arms, felt hats, spun cotton feet. They measure about 2 3/4"-3" tall. Both of the little Santa elves are ink stamped on the bottom of the round cardboard disk, "JAPAN". For more information and history on vintage Christmas items, visit The Golden Glow of Christmas Past web site. What a great addition for your Christmas Holiday collection!!!!!