The Joy of All Joys (Радость Всех Радостей). Christ is born in Bethlehem. A Russian depiction of the Nativity with the Holy Child together with Joseph and Mary. Mary is seated with her arms folded on her chest, her head bowed and her gaze lowered. Joseph is also bowed forward with hands together in thankful prayer. Christ is in swaddling clothes laying in a manger. The miraculous Star of Bethlehem shines in the distance. Made in Mstera. Hinged footed papier-mache box, tempera, gilding. 3" x 2½" x 1¼". 1 only, as shown.