Bring the traditional Chinese village alive with this unique six piece setting. A wonderful multicultural educational resource depicting distinctive architecture and colours, traditional transport with the San Lun Che and the family wearing traditional clothing of Quipaoand Tang Zhuang . On the front of the Chinese home is written in Chinese writing Welcome. Translated to Huanyin. The front doors of the Chinese home have the traditional art of two dragons, symbols of power. The house has a height of approximately 18cms, width approx. 22cms and depth of approx.19cms. The back of the home is open so the setting pieces can be packed away neatly when not in use.
The doll family are wearing traditional clothing of Quipao and Tang Zhuang. Their faces are hand painted. The Mother and Father dolls have a height of approx. 12cms and the children a height of approx. 9.5cms. The height of the Village bicycle, the San Lun Che is approximately 14cms.
Not recommended for young children without supervision. 2+years.
This wonderful unique item has been lovingly made by the extremely talented artisans at Artisans Effort in Kolkata, West Bengal , India. Many of the artisans were previously exploited and badly treated in their original workplace. Through your purchase you are helping the artisans regain their dignity and receive a fair wage. For all these artisans and their families it is their lifeline and escape from poverty. As Artisans Effort is a producer based organisation all the Artisans needs and difficulties are closely understood . Not only does this purchase help to enrich the lives of many producers but it also helps to fund a school established in January 2014 by the founders of Artisans Effort, Ejaz and Shaista. The school is based in Asanol (West Bengal). As well as admitting paying students, Artisans Effort also covers the cost for some needy students.