OUR COLLECTION — LATIN AMERICA — VENEZUELA 461. PAINTED CLAY NATIVITY
This Nativity set is made from fired clay in Venezuela. The pieces are hand-painted with native designs in colors of rust, white, and black. The artist is unknown. The set includes 8 figures: Joseph, Mary, baby Jesus, a cow, a smiling donkey, and three wise men with gifts. The wise men wear crowns that closely resemble clay pots because they are hollow inside. The Joseph figure measures 5.5 inches tall.