Nativity Scene, Nativity Set, Retablos
These beautiful nativity boxes are known as Retablos which translates as Altarpiece. Each Retablo measures 10 cm wide with doors closed to 21 cm with doors fully open by 17 cm high and 4 cm deep approx . The figures are beautifully crafted and are made of a mix of plaster, cooked potato and newspaper and then painted in wonderful vivid colours and lacquered to finish. They are on two levels. The top one depicts a nativity scene while the bottom level shows scenes of daily life. Each piece is individually made so they may be slightly variations from the pictures shown here. They look great as a table decoration or on the mantelpiece.