Junghanel nutcrackers from germany

Nutcrackers have always been enjoyed for their whimsical expressions. German nutcrackers authentic nutcrackers from germany. Figurative nutcrackers are a good luck symbol in germany, and a folktale recounts that a puppetmaker won a. Prices in usd are subject to change due to currency exchange rates and are updated biweekly. He is dead now, but his family has kept the tradition going. Hair and beard of made of what feels like real fur. The more elaborate their decorations, the stronger their powers. My family loves seeing the nutcracker ballet each year, but what exactly is a. A percentage of the sale of this item will go to the north texas humane. For more photos of the germany tour 2011 check out our facebook page. We carry nutcrackers by christian ulbricht, hanno junghanel, erzgebirgische volkskunst richard glasser, and seiffener volkskunst. Shop our best selection of soldiers kings nutcrackers to reflect your style and inspire your home this time of year.

Figurative nutcrackers are a good luck symbol in germany, and a folktale recounts that a puppetmaker won a nutcracking challenge by creating a doll with a mouth for a lever to crack the nuts. Few in the east could afford to buy nutcrackers themselves, so east german woodworkers exported their goods to west germany and its ready market of american. For exact size please refer to cm indication 1 inch 2. Buy beautiful and authentic german christmas nutcrackers the exclusive online shop for premium handcrafts made in germany. Carvings from famous names like klaus mertens, junghanel, christian ulbricht, karl, olaf kolbe, petersen, and especially the steinbach nutcrackers have become collectors items.

Nutcrackers the finest in german made nutcrackers from christian ulbricht, christian steinbach, richard glasser, kwo, muller and many other firms from the erzgebirgische ore mountain region. Nutcracker german original holzkunst santa christian ulbricht. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Nm january 2017 newsletter leavenworth nutcracker museum. Signed hand crafted german lothar junghanel nutcracker tall. The history of nutcrackers according to german folklore, nutcrackers were given as keepsakes to bring good luck to your family and protect your home.

The nutcracker was first developed around 1870 and is nowadays one of the most famous representatives of the erzgebirge. As a very special gift we recommend steinbach nutcrackers limited editions, kwo mozart orchestra, schwibbogen dresdner frauenkirche and christmas pyramids with musical tunes. Many other materials also serve to make decorated nutcrackers, such as porcelain, silver, and brass. Figurative nutcrackers are a good luck symbol in germany, and a folk tale recounts that a puppetmaker won a nutcracking challenge by creating a doll with a mouth for a lever to crack the nuts. Each nutcracker is personally made by hanno junghaenel in germany. Oct 27, 20 the nussknacker haus in leavenworth, wa offers the most complete online store of german nutcrackers, smoking men, and related products. Get the best deals on christmas nutcrackers 1991 now when you shop the largest online selection at. The ballet the nutcracker derives its name from this festive holiday decoration. After losing his job, glenn crider turned his side business making nutcrackers and other holiday knickknacks into a. Although we feature the works of christian steinbach and christian ulbricht, we have nutcrackers made by many other makers including lothar and hanno junghanel, klaus mertens, olaf kolbe, helgard petersen, and the. Beautiful craftsmanship with intricate carving and painting and rabbit fur hair and beard. Although we feature the works of christian steinbach and christian ulbricht, we have nutcrackers made by many other makers including lothar and hanno junghanel, klaus mertens, olaf kolbe, helgard petersen, and the workshops of kwo, erzgebirge volkunst, and others. One of their collections includes wooden carved nutcrackers from an artist named lothar junghanel.

The information here is sourced well and enriched with great visual photo and video illustrations. Marine gysgt nutcracker hand madepainted by lothar. The commercial success of christmas nutcrackers occurred after the tchaikovsky ballet the nutcracker in 1892. Nutcracker collection for sale nutcracker collection for sale nutcracker story nutcrackers have been made in germany in the erzgebirge ore mountains since hundreds of years.

The more elaborate their decorations, the stronger their. We have over 800 different nutcrackers and smokers on the shelves at all times. Centuriesold customs have been preserved and updated, and can make a unique contribution to your e. These nutcrackers portray a person with a large mouth.

Make offer nutcracker german original holzkunst santa christian ulbricht. The most popular and famous nutcracker carvings come from sonneberg in thuringia, and form the ore mountains. Every family should have at least one handcrafted traditional german nutcracker. German nutcrackers from the erzgebirge region of germany are sought by collectors all over the world. New in box steinbach christmas tree boy ornament made in germany s549. For over 200 years we have maintained longstanding tradition, passion for detail, creativity and finest materials in our worldfamous nutcrackers. By noreen malone for most people, christmas nutcrackers the kind that look like little men call to mind sugarplum fairies and first trips to the ballet. Begun many years ago by herr christian steinbach the king of steinbach nutcrackers the tradition of creating fine, handcarved steinbach german nutcrackers is being continued by his daughter, karla steinbach. While serving in beautiful germany we ordered hand carved nutcrackers to add to our collection.

The decorative nutcracker has been a popular german novelty piece for over 200 years now. Find great deals on ebay for vintage nutcracker and vintage nutcracker soldier. We have received notice that lothar junghaenel, nutcracker maker from mudau, germany passed away in october 2016. The name steinbach is recognized all over the world for the unique design of their wood carved steinbach nutcracker masterpieces. Ok, i found out they are hand carved nutcrackers made by lothar or hanno or i dont know who u could be junghanel, one of germany s few remaining licensed master carvers. Find the perfect seasonal decor at hayneedle, where you can buy online while you explore our room designs and curated looks for. We became good friends with the junghanel family and decided to offer their product for sale in the united states. Christmas nutcracker german nutcrackers steinbach nutcracker. We have received notice that lothar junghaenel, nutcracker maker from mudau, germany. All hand madepainted marine gysgt nutcracker from germany. Build your familys traditions with that perfect one today. In legend, the nutcracker possessed miraculous powers, bringing good fortune and protection from evil spirits. The features of their hands and face are remarkable.

However, nutcrackers also possess a rich history that goes back about 300 years. Hello, we provide concise yet detailed articles on german choices. Explore our diversity and enjoy our products, because. Add a touch of tradition to your holiday decor with these classic figures from the nutcracker suite ballet. There are many designs, including levers, screws, and ratchets. At one time, nutcrackers were actually made of metals such as brass, and it was not until the 1800s in germany that the popularity of wooden ones began to spread. See more ideas about german nutcrackers, nutcracker christmas and nutcracker. Our steinbach and christian ulbricht nutcrackers are timeless treasures perfect for a gift or to add to your home or collection. He has hair of pure rabbit fur color of rabbit fur may vary from nutcracker in photo.

When you find the article helpful, feel free to share it. Our business started in 1999 when we finally came home after 27 years of active army service. The frame workshop displays one of the largest selections of authentic german nutcrackers in wisconsin. This is a great gift idea for christmas gift giving. Simplysteinbach christmas nutcracker german nutcrackers. Buy german christmas nutcracker santa claus 30, 0 cm 12 inches authentic german erzgebirge nutcrackers christian ulbricht. Steinbach nutcrackers originating as a cottage industry in the rural areas of germany, the carving of nutcrackers has become widespread. Shipping charges may apply all sizes in inches are approximate. A wellknown type portrays a person whose mouth forms the jaws of the nutcracker, though many of these are meant for decoration. Each piece is made in the old traditions from the erzgebirge region germany. Christmas nutcrackers made in germany wooden nutcracker. According to the late great herr steinbach of steinbach gmbh, a nutcracker is a symbolic figure, one that gives happiness and protects your family.

Carvings by famous names like junghanel, klaus mertens, karl, olaf kolbe, petersen, christian ulbricht and. The most common nutcracker is the in the form of a wooden soldier, which weve had for about 200 years now. Hand carved nutcrackers made by lothar junghanel, one of germany s few remaining licensed master carvers. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Marine gysgt nutcracker hand madepainted by lothar junghanel ebay.

Shop our best selection of christmas nutcrackers to reflect your style and inspire your home this time of year. Read on to learn more about the history of the nutcracker and how they evolved into todays form. Unfollow vintage nutcracker to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Get the best deals on christmas nutcrackers 1991 now. Standing wooden nutcrackers in the form of soldiers and kings were shown in the sonneberg and erzgebirge regions of germany by 1800, and, in 1830, the term nussknacker appeared in the. Nutcrackers became collectors items, especially those made by steinbach, klaus mertens and junghanel. Nutcrackers carry with them a sense of tradition as well as an abundance of stories and legends of the past. A cottage industry for carving nutcrackers developed in rural germany and the tradition was exported to the united states with european immigrants. Nutcracker collection for sale nutcracker story nutcrackers have been made in germany in the erzgebirge ore mountains since hundreds of years. Decorative nutcrackers nutcrackers in the form of wooden carvings of a soldier, knight, king, or other profession have existed since at least the 15th century. How a laidoff it guy built a milliondollar nutcracker empire. Every one is branded, dated, and signed on the base by the master. Especially kings, soldiers and gendarmes are often used as a model.

The most famous nutcracker carvings come from sonneberg in thuringia also a center of doll making and from the ore mountains. A nutcracker is a tool designed to open nuts by cracking their shells. During that time, people were captivated by the realistic look of the german black forest christmas trees accompanied by the novelty of beautiful angel tree toppers. The nutcracker suite nutcrackers feature drosslemeyer. Get the best deals on german nutcracker when you shop the largest online selection at.

Often the nutcracker is the image of authorities from the past. These traditional german nutcrackers were made in seiffen germany, in the erzgebirge mountains where the wooden nutcracker was first made back in 1872. Kg we are one of the biggest manufacturer of original erzgebirge folk art. Carvings by famous names like junghanel, klaus mertens, karl, olaf kolbe, petersen, christian ulbricht and especially the steinbach nutcrackers have become collectors items. Many of germany s old traditions are still alive today. However, nutcracking devices have had a longstemming evolution for a few thousand years. To top of the week, i was able to visit a nutcracker museum that i have been in before.

Nutcrackers in the form of wood carvings of a soldier, knight, king, or other profession have existed since at least the 15th century. The german nutcracker is unique to the world of german crafts being produced in the erzgebirge mountain regions of northeastern germany because they are one of the few crafts that were designed after the ruling class, military personnel, church leaders, and other authoritative figures that existed in germany and. Carvings by famous names like junghanel, klaus mertens, karl, olaf kolbe. Nutcrackers free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Vtg hand carved and painted lothar junghanel german. Carvings by famous names like junghanel, klaus mertens, karl, olaf kolbe, petersen, christian ulbricht, and especially the steinbach nutcrackers have become collectors items. Owners of christmas treasures patrick and nancy with karolin steinbach and karla steinbach on location in hohenhameln, germany where steinbach nutcrackers are handcrafted and made in germany. Originating as a cottage industry in the rural areas of germany, the.

The nutcrackers we recognise today began to take shape around 1870. Lothar junghanel german nutcracker, konig for sale. Dec 23, 2019 carvings by famous names like junghanel, klaus mertens, karl, olaf kolbe, petersen, christian ulbricht and especially the steinbach nutcrackers have become collectors items. Oktoberfesthaus firmly believes this to be true and we think every family should. German collectibles, german decorations and german gifts, you will find it. Hand carved nutcrackers made by lothar junghanel, one of germanys few remaining licensed master carvers. Santa was transformed into a funloving character that enjoyed hobbies such. They stand approximately high and are signed by lothar along with the date made and burnt trademark. What would erzgebirge folkart be without its nutcrackers.

Dec 15, 2014 standing wooden nutcrackers in the form of soldiers and kings were shown in the sonneberg and erzgebirge regions of germany by 1800, and, in 1830, the term nussknacker appeared in the. They have one of the largest collections of nutcrackers dating back to the 1600s. The legend says that a nutcracker represents power and strength and serves like a trusty watch dog guarding your family from evil spirits and danger. He is signed, dated, and has the junghaenel burnt trademark on the base of the nutcracker. The nutcrackers were placed on dining tables to serve as a fun and entertaining center of conversation while diners awaited their final course.

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