Light Arch Basket Maker

$286.99

A half-timbered house in the middle of the Ore Mountains on the edge of the toy village of Seiffen inspired the house RATAGS to this Erzgebirge handicraft. The 2 figures, the dog, the carved deer with food crib, the wooden cart and the stained roofs make the 3D Schwibbogen with indirect lighting an artistic decorative piece.

Real handicraft from RATAGS – Made in Germany – 100% original Erzgebirge

Size: 43 x 30 cm (WxH)

Lighting: LED

1 in stock (can be backordered)

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Light Arch Basket Maker

Light Arch Basket Maker: A half-timbered house in the middle of the Ore Mountains on the edge of the toy village of Seiffen inspired the house RATAGS to this Erzgebirge handicraft. The 2 figures, the dog, the carved deer with food crib, the wooden cart and the stained roofs make the 3D Schwibbogen with indirect lighting an artistic decorative piece.

Our products are handcrafted and may be subject to minor assembly tolerances as well as model maintenance. The illustrations may differ slightly from the article in terms of placement and equipment.

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RATAGS handicraft GmbH & Co. KG

Our products are manufactured in our workshop in Langenwolmsdorf. And from there they go all over the world every day. With our articles you acquire real wood art from the Ore Mountains. Handmade and made with love! All RATAGS products are protected by copyright. The authenticity of the items is verified by the symbol of the Erzgebirge little horseman. You can find more detailed information on our homepage: www.ratags.de

Real Erzgebirge® - Handmade in Germany!

Light Arch Basket Maker - Schwibbogen

The origin of the Schwibbogen is closely tied to the German mining tradition in the Erzgebirge region (Ore Mountains), with the candles expressing the miners’ longing for light. Due to long shifts, the miners rarely saw daylight during the long winter months and so they used the Schwibbogen (candle arch) as a symbol of hope. Over time the designs changed. Modern designs are typically made of wood and depict historical or religious scenes. Other designs include landscapes, skylines, and advertisements, retaining some link to Christmas traditions. The arch in turn symbolizes the entrance of the tunnels, with miners having used a semi-circle shape of torches to guide them out of them. The number of candles varies with the size of the arc, the original design has eleven. Nowadays, many Schwibbogen do not even contain candles; instead, small electric lights illuminate the arch.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 52 × 38 × 18 cm

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