#680 Classic Vinegar Nativity

Acquired 2014

This large 4-piece set was a summer unexpected, surprise gift to me from my husband! In August 2014, Bob, and our grower field representative, Wayne Lyles, stopped in the Classic Vinegar business facility to see the owner, Wally Nicolau, who is one of our Valley Harvest almond growers. Wally's wife, Donna, operates their elegant product and gift shop and told Bob she just received in a new nativity for their fall and winter selling season. She offered to show him how stunning it is, and he was glad to be able to have the “early preview”! After the guys visited with Wally, they walked into the gift shop and there it stood in all its glory! It was three larger pieces, gold toned, cloth style, with elegant features of the Holy Family, and it was enveloped by a large three hinged mirror as the backdrop stable. He immediately asked if he could purchase it!! That wasn't her intention in showing it to him but allowed him to purchase it! You can imagine how surprised I was when he walked into our office with two huge boxes!Mary and Joseph stand about 14” tall. Baby Jesus nestles into the stunning manger. The extremely strong and heavy mirror is about 30”. I must look for a large spot to display it, but we will find that spot! Purchase price, $285.00.