Vintage Depose Italy (Fontanini) Nativity Set 4.25" w/ Wood Creche/Manger For Sale
Vintage Depose Italy (Fontanini) Nativity Set 4.25" w/ Wood Creche/Manger:
Vintage Depose Italy (Fontanini) Nativity Set w/ Wood Creche/MangerTallest Human Figure is one of the Wise Men approximately 4-4.25", Mary and Joseph kneeling approx 3.5", animals approx 3.5", Baby Jesus approx 1.5"All figures are in very nice condition, beautiful details and colors, material probably resinCreche/stable/manger approx 11" long, 10" high, 7 3/4" deep at baseItems are marked Depose Italy with spider, see pictures, or just Italy with Spider, see This website explains the markings and they indicate these are from 1980's or earlier.How to tell whether a nativity is a genuine Fontanini figurine.
* Modern Fontaninis come complete with a story-card, although many of the older, collectable items don’t.
* Older figures are marked on the undersides with a small spider and the words "Depose Italy".
* During the 1980s, Fontanini replaced the spider with the Fontannini name, the date of manufacture, and a small fountain.Related Items: