Krakow Nativity by competition winner Gluch with lajkojnik

Krakow Nativity by competition winner Gluch with lajkojnik

$149.95

1 in stock

A small Krakow nativity on three levels by competition winner Gluch. Trimed with pearls, and silver balls. Has three levels, and the legendary Lajkojnik, the St. Mary church famous steeple is doubly crowned here.

1 in stock

Description

5 1/2 h x 3 1/4 w x 2 1/2 d

A small Krakow nativity with three levels by multiple time prize winner Gluch. On the ground floor on a silver floor decorated with red and green floor covering is the legendary lajkojnik flanked by two curved silver window. On the second level on an ornate  bearing the Krakow city crest in the middle balcony is the Holy Family in an alcove between two silver church windows .A shooting star is above the Holy Family marking their presence. . On the third level are the traditional three steeples. The middle one with the St. Mary Basilica crown and the Polish eagle The famous crowned steeple of the St. Mary basilica is sporting a double crown here, one silver and the second one gold. On either side of the crowned steeple are steeples bearing the rounded copula of  the Wavel cathedral trimmed with pearls on top, and each sporting a flag.  and the two side ones with flags. The Krakow nativity is set  against a beautiful background of shiny blue sky full of golden stars, and is framed by gold all around. One of the last remaining nativity of  the artist Gluch who has passed away a few years ago. A member of Krakow Nativities artist family for several generations.

The Krakow nativities offered by daPolonia.com are all made by the same artists that take part in the yearly Krakow nativities competition. They are created using the same material and techniques employed to create the originals that took part in the competition Many of the nativities offered are copies of nativities that were entered into the competition, many of which are part of the collection of the Krakow Museum in Krakow Poland, which has been administrating the competition since 1946, and which mounts a show of the Krakow nativities after the competition takes place.
These copies of the nativities are sometimes made in more than one size enabling the customer to have a nativity of the right size for their home or office.
These UNESCO designated world heritage nativities are genuine works of art, that would become a family heirloom