ca. 26 cm hoch
Helbig Nativity, 16-piece / carved, figures about 6 cm high
Large nativity set, 16 pieces.
A crib belongs to many households at Christmas time.
This large painted crib set contains not only the 3 main characters:
the baby Jesus. An infant lying in a poor stable as an emergency shelter in the straw of a probably not very clean manger.
the mother Mary, the figure of the young mother Mary embodies the virgin innocence, the purity and purity. It is positioned next to the crib in a kneeling or sitting posture.
Father Joseph is portrayed as a man of advanced age, to emphasize the virginity of Mary. He kneels beside the crib, leaning on a staff. In this way he symbolizes the protector.
also the holy 3 kings from the East with their gifts for the baby Jesus are:
Kaspar, with the gift of myrrh
Melchior, with the gift of gold
Balthazar, with the gift of incense
The 3 shepherds represent the simple people. They bring sacrificial animals in the form of sheep and lambs, keep the herd together, are responsible and watchful. At the same time, shepherds are attracting attention because they are listening to the Annunciation Angel. And for departure, as they made immediately after receiving the message on the (crib) way to Bethlehem.
In addition this big crib contains still some animals:
Complete this set makes a wooden stable.
For more than 80 years and in its third generation, Helbig has endeavored to keep the design and quality standards of Emil Helbig and the uniqueness of flat carving alive.
Not only big things are the ones that give us pleasure, the heart can also widen to small things. * Emil Helbig
This little holy family is always a welcome gift idea – not only collectors will love it
Helbig-Krippe, 16-teilig / geschnitzt, Figuren ca. 6 cm hoch
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Hand carved nativity figures, 3 pcs.