Saturday, February 27, 2010

Donkey Christmas Ornament

12312 Merck Family Old World Christmas
Introduced 2010

Made of mouth blown, hand painted glass, measures approximately 3 x 3 1/2"

The Donkey signifies patience, courage, meekness and gentleness. According to Christian legends, donkeys originally had unmarked hides, but after Palm Sunday, when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on the back of a kind donkey, they all received the mark of the cross on their back as a reminder of their service.

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