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Ox cm 16 (6,3 inch) Velardita Sicilian Nativity in Terracotta

Ox - Handcrafted statue for nativity scene in '800 Sicilian style finished and painted by hand.
Maximum expressiveness of the faces, softness of clothes and naturalness of posture.
All the clothes are made entirely by hand with a thin leaf of clay.
From the secular tradition of the cribs of Caltagirone (Sicily).
Object of art unique signed on the base, each piece is unique and may differ from the photo.
Sized to scale for Velardita nativity scene cm 16 (6,3 inch)
With a Certificate of Origin. 100% Made in Italy.
Code (SKU): VLR115
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Ox cm 16 (6,3 inch) Velardita Sicilian Nativity in Terracotta 
The splendid terracotta figures of the Velardita crib are objects of high craftsmanship appreciated by collectors all over the world. The characters of the crib are inspired by the ancient Sicilian trades of the XIX century and are distinguished by the extraordinary expressiveness of the faces and the naturalness of posture. The costumes are made entirely by hand with a thin leaf of clay and give softness to the figure. Finally, the statues are painted entirely by hand by specialized artists of Caltagirone (Sicily).
The size refers to the scale of the crib and not to the individual statue. Each piece is finished and painted by hand, therefore photos may differ in some detail. 100% Made in Italy.
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Products specifications
Attribute name Attribute value
Articles Nativities
Crib Name Velardita - Sicilian
Figurines Ox and donkey
Size cm 16 (6,3 inch)
Material Terracotta
Finishing Hand colored
Nativity Type Collectible nativity sets
Origin Made in Italy
Certificate Certificate of Authenticity and Origin, Velardita Logo printed on the base