Melchior 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 sleeves of his royal cloak.. The pouch carrying the gift is made of fine porcelain lace and hand painted with liquid bright gold. A hand drawn pattern decorates Melchior dress.Traditionally Melchior is referred to as the King of Persia presenting a gift of gold to Jesus. Irish Dresden”s Crib is a treasure to have and will be a heirloom for generations.
White Gold, Painted Colour