Monday, March 1, 2010

A Sad Journey In Elegant Figures


The nativity story ended with a sad journey for the Family as they left Bethlehem for points south to Egypt. Goebel of Germany produced a series of figurines designed by Janet Robson which depicts that journey.


The modelling is elegant and serene. The characters are each dressed in blue and white garments.


Both Mary and her son wear white rimmed hoods:

Joseph carries a lantern in one hand and a small bundle at the end of a staff




The donkey trods patiently...




This post is linked to Blue Monday and Mosaic Monday. See other participating posts as listed by our gracious Sally at Smiling Sally and visit Mary at Little Red House for more creative photo collages.



16 comments:

  1. Pretty nativity shots. happy blue Monday...

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  2. So few Flight into Egypts are around. This one is exceptional. Happy Blue Monday.

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  3. Such beautifully detailed figurines! Stunning1
    Debbie

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  4. Love your blue nativity figures. Nicely done.

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  5. Sally -- I am planning two or three posts on my Flight into Egypt figurines, plates, bells and other items...just need to get some good photos taken. I trust it will be a visually interesting series.
    Enjoy your week,
    Carrie

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  6. Beautiful ! I love them !
    Blessings,
    ~Myrna

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  7. Great photos :) I love how the figurines are nicely detailed.

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  8. just beautiful Carrie. I love the faces and the colors of this nativity...

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  9. Lovely set...hard to imagine that journey.

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  10. I love everything Christmas. Your figures are lovely.

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  11. They are lovely! And what a frightening and difficult trek that must have been... Thanks for sharing your marvelous collection at MM. :)

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  12. These are beautiful, Carrie! I cannot imagine the journey those loved ones took! Thank you for sharing this collection.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  13. Have you ever been to Highfield Hall in Falmouth, Ma at Christmastime> The entire place is filled with Nativity sets. I think you would enjoy it. The Goebels set is lovely.

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  14. You have a lovely collection. Thanks for sharing. That was an amazing journey Joseph and Mary made. Thanks for stopping by!

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