Second half 20th century, France, in clay, very good condition
These Christmas figurines from the Provence, the "Santons" figurines, are handmade nativity figurines and are made of clay.
Very rustic polychrome figurines.
Each year during the Christmas season they are grouped together to provide a scene reflecting the birth of Christ in the humble setting of the stable.
At the beginning of the 18th century, they were also used as setting for the performance of a ‘pastorale’ with singing of Provencal Christmas carols.
Women with bundle of wood in her arms and her apron full of kindling.
Beautiful clothing and head cap with lace finish.
Nice cute face!
Signed on the pedestal "Santons Yolande France".
Comes with a label of authenticity.
Height: 26.5 cm
Tiny inconspicuous chip on the base, see picture.
Lumberjack with a tree saw in his hand and a bundle of wood on his shoulder.
Beautiful clothing and hat on his head.
Sweet face with a beautiful beard.
Signed on the reverse of the pedestal "Santons Yolande France".
Also comes with a label of authenticity.
Height: 27 cm.
Both with beautiful traditional costumes
Very expressive faces.
In very beautiful condition!
Packaged with the utmost care, shipped by insured and registered post.
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