The Donkey Family #51533 from Fontanini is a gift-boxed, 5” scale Fontanini Heirloom Nativity 3-piece set made of polymer and hand-painted in Italy with non-toxic paints. These sturdy animals transported people and goods long distances. They also helped farmers with many of their daily chores. It was a donkey that brought Mary and Joseph from Egypt to Bethlehem. Also, it has long been believed donkeys were in the stable when Jesus was born.
A delightful accompaniment to this figurine is a story card which offers a fictional account of the Donkey Family at the time of Christ’s birth. Offering a step back in time to Biblical Bethlehem, Fontanini story cards provide memory-making opportunities and have become a cherished tradition for many families.
Create a 5” Fontanini Nativity scene and begin a collection with one of the many 5” Fontanini Nativities found at MOSACK’S. Add to your collection with the many Fontanini Nativity animals, angels, buildings, shepherds and villagers to create a scene relating to the First Christmas.
The House of Fontanini has been creating old world sculptures in the village of Bagni di Lucca, Italy, for more than 100 years. The life-like, heirloom quality Fontanini Nativities figurines are produced in eight different sizes.
If you had lived in Bethlehem nearly 2000 years ago, what would your life have been like. What could you have been doing when Jesus was born? Find out with the Fontanini Heirloom Collectible Storybook and Story Cards. These contain the very special stories that are associated with many Fontanini Heirloom figures. Every fictionalized Story enriches your understanding of biblical times.
Fontanini Roman Inc. 5” Donkey Family #51533