CARACTERISTICS OF NEAPOLITAN NATIVITY SET
- Antiquarian quality Nativity set, made using XVIII century techniques and qualities.
- This Mistery is composed by Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and Baby Jesus, plus the three Wise Men and three angels.
- Both the Mistery and the Wise Men are 20" high. Angels are 12", 14 1/4" and 16 1/2" tall.
- Hands and legs of the different figures are made in wood. Faces are terra cota made. All with a high quality tempera polychromy. On its dresses are used antique fabrics, as silks, velvets, damasks..., with metal gimps and gold and silk cords. Accessories are made in sterling silver.
- The Neapolitan Nativity Sets typical internal construction, made in wire covered by bast, gives them the characteristic movement and flexibility of these pieces, and allows to change their position and expression.
- This beautiful Neapolitan Nativity Set includes scenography 47 1/2" tall x 43 1/2" wide x 31 3/4" deep approximately.
- We can offer you a wide variety of figures to complete your Neapolitan Nativity Set. Please, ask us if you are interested in them.
- Santarrufina takes care of the restoration of any kind of images, carvings and sculptures in its proper workshops with absolute warranty.