Vintage Fontanini paper mache nativity set. The set includes 6 pieces.
5 of the pieces include their original boxes. Four of the five boxes have their original Fontanini labels (see condition). Pieces are marked made in Italy on the bottom and the boxes are marked on the top.
Baby Jesus with manger includes its original paper aura which is missing or damaged on most of these pieces. The paint condition is excellent on all pieces.The wiseman's with the yellow turbin appears to have had its head damaged years ago and repaired with glue. Crowned wiseman's has very small chip or paint missing from the underside of his beard.
Joseph appears to have had a staff originally as there is a place for an object in left hand. The detail and hand painted condition of this set blows away any store bought modern set. The item "Vtg 40's Fontanini Italy paper mache Nativity set 13 scale hand painted withboxes" is in sale since Sunday, October 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Nativity Items".
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