The piece is "God Loveth a Cheerful Giver" and it could be worth 50 times more than its original $15 price tag! It's one of the first 21 figurines produced by Precious Moments and collectors now refer to it as one of the "original 21".
Back when the brand debuted in late '70s, buyers could start their collections with this statue and 20 others. The company discontinued this specific design a few years later, making it one of collectors' most coveted characters.
The statue of a little girl with a cart full of free puppies is pretty cute on its own, but its valuation might make your heart swell a little more. Some overly optimistic estimates top $2,000, but more realistic numbers will still have you running to check your attic. [Source]
"The appraised value for a circa 1977 original Precious Moments figurine 'God Loveth the Cheerful Giver' in excellent condition is $750," says antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame, Ph.D. STILL, $750 is pretty good!
Here's what it looks like: