A Time Remembered

Circa: 1990
Condition: New
Manufacturer: Department 56/Made in Taiwan
This Department 56, hand painted ceramic, Bringing Home the Tree is from the Original Snow Village Series, item #5169-1 and was retired in 1992.
Marked on the bottom D 56 it still has it's label that is marked: Dept 56 / Made in Taiwan / ROC.
One Christmas evening, a group of friends set off to enjoy a dinner of celebration at a small country inn nestled in a quiet river town. As they rounded a bend in the road, they saw the small, old-fashioned village decorated for the holidays. The lights, like fairies, glowed and sparkled amid the freshly fallen snow. All evening, the conversation was full of Christmas memories and the visions the tiny town had evoked. Amidst the jovial banter and magical memories, the idea for a lighted Christmas village was born. That spark of an idea became a reality when, in 1976, Department 56 introduced a series of six hand-painted, ceramic buildings. The rest is history.
Now headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Department 56 has become a leader in the giftware, collectibles and holiday decorating industry and is best known for our hand-crafted lighted villages, Snowbabie figurines and extensive lines of holiday and home decorative products.
Very colorful the father is bringing home the tree on a sled with his daughter following behind so that it does not fall off.
In very good + condition without chips, cracks or fleabites it comes in it's original box that shows wear from age and it measures 3 3/4 inches tall, 5 7/8 inches wide and 1 5/8 inches wide.
An addition to any Department 56 Snow Village Series Collection.
SH & Ins. will be quoted after orders placed. If you have questions please feel free to contact me and thank you for looking.

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