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Celedon Nativity Set

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Asian Antiques1382 of 38241960's ETCHED HORNS Chinese antique white jade jadeite necklace/choker
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Posted 1 year ago


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This Nativity set was handcrafted in Northern Thailand at the Mengrai Kilns in Chiang Mai. Celadon is a high-temperature fired stoneware with a subtle random crackle surface. The glaze is composed of silt from a rice paddy field and wood ash. The pieces are fired in a green, celadon, color in a reduction process at a temperature between 1,260 and 1,300 degrees Celsius. The process is thought to have originated about 2000 years ago in China and is a specialty of Northern Thailand. The traditional process continues today. It is a manmade attempt to duplicate opaque jade, since jade is strong and beautiful, and tradition suggests it brings the owner good luck and success.

I bought this set about 10 years ago in Singapore... It's not vintage but I thought is a good time to showcase it...

Merry Christmas to you and yours...


  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 1 year ago
    Very attractive nativity! Human and angelic figures express reverence, and animals express tenderness and interaction. Have never seen a set like this one. Exciting and fulfilling!!! Merry Christmas!!! : )
  2. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 1 year ago
    Thank you MiKko...And all my CW friends...

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