Balthazar of the 3 wise men is part of Irish Dresden’s Crib, made of very fine porcelain. Cotton net lace dipped in porcelain clay and fired at 1290 C decorates the edge of his royal cloak and is hand painted with liquid bright gold. A hand drawn patterns decorates Balthazar’s cloak. Traditionally Balthazar is referred to as the King of Arabia presenting a gift of myrrh to Jesus. Irish Dresden”s Crib is a treasure to have and will be a heirloom for generations.
Painted Colour, White Gold