A Lori Mitchell design for ESC Trading Company. Fritz is Clara's brother and he is a bit jealous when Clara gets the magical nutcracker from Herr Drosselmeyer. Fritz is another figure in the Nutcracker Suite series, who is dressed in a sailor suit and riding his broomstick horse. The Nutcracker Suite is a story written in 1816, by E.T.A. Hoffmann in which young Marie Stahlbaum's favorite Christmas toy, the Nutcracker, comes alive and, after defeating the evil Mouse King in battle, whisks her away to a magical kingdom populated by dolls. Collect all of Lori Mitchell's Nutcracker Suite figures for a great Christmas display! Makes a great gift too!