Nutcracker dolls, also known as Christmas nutcrackers, originated in 17th century Europe. A symbol of good luck and protection for the family, this little treasure become the focus of attention in The Nutcracker ballet. In the story, Clara is enthralled with the gift of the nutcracker given to her by her Godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer, and is crushed when her brother, Fritz, breaks him. Thankfully, he is put back together and is now available!
Cast marble. Measures 6”ht x 2”wd.