OUR COLLECTION — ASIA — TAIWAN 37. BAMBOO NATIVITY
This bamboo Nativity set was produced by the renowned Potzu studios in Taiwan. The set was probably made between 1960 and 1980. Despite the unique hardness and roundness of bamboo reeds, the figures have flowing robes and hands folded in praise. The set includes the following figures: Joseph, Mary, baby Jesus in a manger, a shepherd, a cow, a donkey, two lambs, three wise men, and three camels. The set also has a stable with thatched roof and a removable star. Joseph and Mary measure 6 inches tall, while the wise men measure 7 inches tall. The stable measures 13 inches tall.