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Item/Description: Vintage “Made in Italy” nativity manger scene creche/stable & ten (10) frozen/fixed-in-place figures Christmas holiday tabletop/mantel display set.
***This Italian wooden nativity manger scene set consists of the creche/stable plus the following ten (10) religious biblical figurines (six people & 4 animals) which are permanently affixed to the floor of the stable:
*Virgin Mary (Holy Family)
*Joseph (Holy Family)
*Baby Jesus (Holy Family)
*Three (3) Wise Men/Magi
*Two (2) Sheep/Lambs
***Not only is this decorative holiday display visually appealing in and of itself, but it is even further artistically accented with vibrantly colorful modern art-style paint streaks in vivid hues of yellow, orange and white.
***There is an opening/hole on the back wall through which a switch cord & bulb can be inserted so as to “light up” the creche/stable scene (cord and bulb not included).
Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1960s-1980s
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings/Country of Origin: Back side of stable is marked “Made in Italy”.
*Creche/stable is made of wood, whose floor is covered with what resembles teeny-tiny pebbles remnants, with mossy accents.
*The small religious statues are made of either a hard plastic and/or composite-like material.
*Creche/stable measures 13 7/8"W x 11 1/8"H x6 7/8"Deep.
*The tallest figure (the center-most Wise Man standing in front of the back wall) measures approximately 4"H; the smallest figures (the sheep) measure 3/4"H.
Quantity: One (1)
Condition: Condition of entire set (figures & wooden creche/stable) remains excellent, with no nicks, chips, cracks, breaks, repairs or paint loss to either the stable building or any of the figurals. Paint colors remain vibrant on the figures as well as the accented portions of the creche/stable. A few places on the creche/stable’s floor are missing some of their pebble-like covering.