Nutcracker General Christmas Ornament
44043 Merck Family's Old World Christmas
Ornament measures approximately 4 1/2", made of mouth blown, hand painted glass.
Free gift box included.
Nutcrackers were first carved by commoners as a joke because it was considered fun to make a little wooden king or soldier do the menial work of cracking the tough nuts. Today, nutcrackers are often associated with the Christmas holiday due to their whimsical nature and the very popular Nutcracker Suite Ballet.