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Hand-formed and hand-painted clay. These figures are well made with expressive faces and detailed beards. Joseph is in a half reclining position, which is unusual, while the Christ child just lays on the ground and not in a manger. The kneeling figure has a chuspas slung over his shoulder, the chuspas is a pouch used to carry coca leaves. The two standing figures hold unidentified gifts. The animals are very well-formed, and the cow is whimsically painted with spots. The tallest figure is 6.5 inches tall.

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