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The Folk Artist Carmélia is the daughter of Zé Cabloco , a very famous artist devoted to amazing ceramic work in The City of Caruaru , Pernambuco , Brazil .
This Nativity set dates circa 1985 and has been in our storage since that time when we used to bring those pieces in to sell to Art Galleries .
The pieces are all intact once they were kept in our air conditioning warehouse.
They total 21 pieces being :
They measure 3 to 4 inches tall and they are all made out of clay , by hand , baked and painted piece by piecePiece has been in storage for 27 years
and is signed by the artist
All the ceramic pieces in our listings are handmade and hand painted by well known artisans from the state of Pernambuco, Northeast of Brazil.
This specific way of manufacturing clay objects appeared after World War II and for Brazilian standards is considered contemporary Art .
The National Museum has the names and data of these artists on file.
Some of these creations are now collector's items.
They reflect a history and a rich Folklore peculiar to this region where myths and fables are kept alive through generations.
Great Unique piece for the serious collector of Nativity scenes as well as Brazilian Naif Art
We ship it worldwide using double packages with every individual figurine carefully wrapped up.