Anri Nativity Creche 1960's Christmas Set Walter Bacher Figures Carved Wood
18 items: 1960's Walter Bacher. Marked with Anri sticker on creche and various figures. We are pleased to offer a wonderful Nativity Set designed by Walter Bacher and produced by Anri. The 18 piece set is labeled on the creche and several figures with a matching Anri green on gold sticker. The large Anri stable has wonderful details of moss and grit along with multi layered original paint to "age" the columns.
This Nativity set, including stable and carved colored figures, can be found in the Anri 1967 Woodcarving Catalog of which I have a screen shot of and would be happy to send to you upon request. The tallest standing figures measure approximately 5. The beautifully crafted figures were designed by Walter Bacher. Bacher was released from a Russian prison camp after 1948 (he was captured in 1943) and was renowned for his carved religious works of art until his death in 1960 from an illness resulting from his imprisonment.This set was acquired from the estate of the original owner and is being offered together as found. Finding this large of an original set is a rare opportunity. The set includes the following. Jesus' manger (with sticker) 3. Wise Man Melchior kneeling 7. Shepherd with Child (with sticker) 10. Sheep with nursing lamb (with sticker) 15. Cow resting(with sticker) 18. Stable/ Creche with iconic pillars and tree. Height: 15 3/4" Length: 18" Width: 10 1/2. CONDITION: This item is in good solid shape for its age and is offered in as-is condition. There is some wear and dust as can be expected due to age and as shown in the pictures. We have noted the following from our inspection below. Small paint wear or flakes on the following figures (shown in detail picture): Jesus's left cheek, Joseph's left hand near thumb, Wiseman Caspar's hat, Shepherd with lamb (wear on sleeve). Joseph chip to base left rear and side. Creche tree in rear (wobbles a back and forth) (very small chip to base of tree). P lease use the pictures for absolute condition as we have tried to show the item from every angle and in different lighting conditions. We will never list with a minimal description. If you are a collector look at our other listings! Buyers remorse will not be considered a reason for a return. The item "Anri Nativity Creche 1960's Christmas Set Walter Bacher Figures Carved Wood" is in sale since Friday, November 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Sculptures & Figurines". The seller is "dowerhousetwo" and is located in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Featured Refinements: Anri Nativity
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Italy
- Brand: ANRI