Nativity Scene, Nativity Set
These beautiful Peruvian nativity boxes are known as Retablo which translates as Altarpiece and are traditionally made by skilled craftsman in Ayacucho in the Peruvian Andes. Each Retablo measures 11.5 cm wide with doors closed to 24.5 cm with doors fully open by 16.5 cm high and 4.5 cm deep approx. The figures are beautifully crafted and are made of a traditional mix of plaster, cooked potato and newspaper and then painted in wonderful vivid colors and lacquered to finish. They look great as a table decoration or on the mantelpiece.