Baltic Nativity

This delightful hand-lathed, hand-made wooden Nativity was created in the Baltic Nation of Estonia. The figurines are made of pine, birch and fabric. They are approx. 3 inches tall. The stable measures 16″ wide by 6.5″ high.

Note that the shepherd carries a star on a pole. This is a reference to the custom of children dressed as the magi going from house to house on epiphany, accompanied by a shepherd carrying the star.

Name: Baltic Nativity
Artist: Unknown
Country: Estonia
Material: Paint, Wood, Other
Height: 6.5"
Width: 16"
Number of Pieces: 33
Jesus, Mary, Joseph, a shepherd with a star, three Magi, a donkey and four sheep, and a stable
Acquired: 2017

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