Painted Nativity Plate

Painted Nativity Plate

This lovely plate shows an entire village coming together to celebrate the birth of Jesus. In the center of the plate the Holy Family is depicted in a stable surrounded by a number of animals.

The women of the village are moving toward the stable carrying pointsettias. Some of them are kneeling in adoration. Toward the edge of the plate children are playing with a kite. Their mothers are trying to draw their attention to the Holy Family.

Name: Painted Nativity Plate
Artist: Mariano Flores Gonzales
Country: Xalitla, Guerrero, Mexico
Material: Ceramic
Number of Pieces: 1
Jesus, Mary, Joseph and towns people
Acquired: 2010

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