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Welcome to the Online Museum of German Wall Figures!

These Fairy Tale Wood Pictures or Wall Figures are a cornucopia of beauty and of history. They are all made of wood. They are all from the 20th century. Many are hand-painted. With this Online-Museum I want to create something beautiful. So, if you love vintage art, take a close look and enjoy, maybe remember, too!

Don’t forget to take a close look at the menu on top: There you will find about 1000 different wood pictures! On this home page you will find much additional knowledge about Fairy Tale Wood Pictures.

My mission statement: The era of German Wall Figures (1930s to 1970s) has almost been forgotten, even in Germany, where 99% of the Fairy Tale Wood Plaques were produced. I am working on preserving the beauty of this era on the World Wide Web.

Christiane Dietz

▷ New in Summer 2019 ❤️

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1940s RAVI-KUNST ☆ In Memory of Lisa Viertel, who died in June 2019 ✝️

With this beautiful and somewhat sad 1940er Golden Key Child I want to thank the wonderful artist of Ravi-Kunst, Lisa...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Water Lily Thumbelina in Walnut Shell 18cm #germanwallfigures ✓

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with much varnish. ("Ravi-Kunst Handarbeit M/18 Däumelinchen" - all stamps, no paper strip)
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CHRISTMAS COLLECTION ☆ Dating GDR Fairy Tale Wood Pictures

I love this collection, it helped me date GDR wood pictures more accurately. Before it I would have dated this...
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1950s EDELHOLZ FREIBERG (GDR) ☆ Advertising for Margarethe Edel #germanwallfigures ♡

In 1952 this producer of fairy tale wood pictures still owned her own company. Later it was added to the...
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1940s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Lisa Viertel and Erna Rath in their Studio ♡

The name RA-VI comes from the surnames of the founder ladies: Erna Rath and Lisa Viertel. Lisa Viertel (left) was...
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1940s UNKNOWN ☆ Cute Blond Girl with Lamb and Hair Bow 19cm #germanwallfigures ✓

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. (Back: "Handarbeid Holland") Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures 1940er
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RAVI-KUNST ☆ Lisa Viertel ☆ Hamburg, Hopfensack 6 #germanwallfigures ♡

The name RA-VI comes from the surnames of the founder ladies: Erna Rath and Lisa Viertel. Lisa Viertel was the...
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1930s UNKNOWN ☆ Rain Drop Fairy in Hoodie Dresss 24cm #germanwallfigures ♡

What a beautiful highlight! Unfortunately I don't know the producer's name. The base is typical of the 1930s though. Enter...
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1940s ILSE SCHNEIDER ☆ Snow White and Rose Red with Dwarf 20cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 2,5mm plywood. With the mean dwarf, who never thanks the lovely girl for their help but keeps complaining...
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1940s ILSE SCHNEIDER ☆ Mary with Baby Jesus 21cm #germanwallfigures ✓

Hand-painted on 2,5mm plywood. This German wooden wall figure lived along with a second one in the USA for roughly...
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▷ Collections for Possible Museum Projects #germanwallfigures ❤️

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1930s HARTMANN ☆ People from the Street #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with varnish. (Hartmanns Laubsäge-Vorlagen 61.) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures 1930er
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1930s HARTMANN ☆ People from the Street #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with varnish. Hartmann invented lots of fretwork designs. And very creative, too. Some of them are rather...
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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD with Wolf #germanwallfigures ♡

Top left: 1930s unknown producer, hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Top left: Late 1940s Mertens-Kunst, hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Bottom left: Early 1970er...
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LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD without Wolf #germanwallfigures ♡

Top left: 1930s Hellerkunst, hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Top right: Early 1940s unknown producer, hand-painted on plywood. Bottom left: 1960s Graupner...
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1940s VOBACH ☆ Fairy Tale Wood Pictures with Carving #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with varnish. Sometimes the lines of a figure were painted black, but here they were carved. Very...
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HOBBY FRETWORK ☆ This is how they did it #germanwallfigures ♡

In this art box it says: "Junger Bastler - Alter Meister" = Young craft child - Old Master." That was...
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Pfullheim+Arnhem (Netherlands): 1940s Arnheim Collection ☆ Christening Gifts of a Soldier Father #germanwallfigures ♡

These fairy tale wood pictures belong to the Arnheim Collection a German soldier sent to his children back home in...
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Which currency is meant on the back? (5 different German currencies in the 20th century!) #germanwallfigures ♡

Knowing the currency of vintage pricing in the USA is easy, because the USA has always had the dollar. Germany...
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Pfullingen ☆ 1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Colorful Dwarfs as Flower Holders #germanwallfigures ♡

These beautiful pictures were made by Andrea from Swabia, which is a beautiful region of south Germany. She created this...
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1930s PAVILLON ✧ Collection of 7 German Wall Figures #germanwallfigures ♡

Look at the moon figure in the middle, it’s Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon. Then enter „Ilse Schneider Moon“...
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber ☆ The Story of Hedi Duell (1904 to 1982) ❒ #germanwallfigures ♡

Just after the Second World War Hedi Duell had to earn money to support her two little sons Willi and...
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COMPARING FROG KINGS ☆ Mertens-Kunst / Edelholz Freiberg #germanwallfigures ♡

Left: Late 1930s Mertens-Kunst (Original) // Right: 1960s Edelholz Freiberg (Copy) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures froschkoeing
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MERTENS-KUNST ☆ The Friendly Harlekin of 1960 und 1980 #germanwallfigures ♡

I put them both on the wall so they almost face each other! The old one is my favorite, but...
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Why does “Original Bergischer Engel” have an “Engel” = Angel in their Name? #germanwallfigures ♡

In the very first years (from late 1945) this manufactury produced little angel figures. That's why the word "Engel" =...
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▷ ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL 1945-1967 ❒ A Short Survey #germanwallfigures ❤️

The manufacturer Original Bergischer Engel sold both Fairy Tale Wood Pictures and Jumping Jacks. The production took place in German...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ The Search via Newspaper Article #germanwallfigures ♡

How do you find information about a manufactory that produced their last Fairy Tale Wood Picture more than 50 years...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Starting her Workshop with 17 #germanwallfigures ♡

This is Johanna Witkop around the time she founded "Original Bergischer Engel". She had been only 17 back then. In...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ “I Never Drew Those Big Eyes!”#germanwallfigures ♡

That's what Mrs. Gruner-Witkop said in 2018. She drew the left princess. The right princess with "those big eyes" was...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ✧ Nuremberg Toy Fair 1966 #germanwallfigures ♡

Which is the most famous Toy Fair in Germany? Most likely it’s the Nuremberg Toy Fair, taking place once a...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL 2018 ☆ Looking Back with 90 #germanwallfigures ♡

I am really lucky that Mrs Gruner-Witkop's father used to keep a thick ring binder with lots of information about...
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1950s ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ The Workshop #germanwallfigures ✓

All the 1950s products of Original Bergischer Engel were hand-painted. First it were little angels, later on wall figures and...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Frankfurt Toy Fair 1948 #germanwallfigures ♡

It was the first Toy Fair in Frankfurt right after the Second World War. This picture is such a treasure:...
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ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Products and Price List 1959 #germanwallfigures ♡

The beautiful thing about this list is this: We get to know the christening names of their Fairy Tale Wood...
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▷ Dresden + Ore Mountains #germanwallfigures ❤️

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Fairy Tale Wood Pictures Germany Tour 2017 ✧ Dresden Folk Art Museum ❒ #germanwallfigures ♡

My Dresden friend Brigitte had arranged an appointment in the Dresden Folkart Museum, its proper name being: „Museum für Saechsische...
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Visiting Dresden + Ore Mountains ✧ Are they still producing Wood Pictures? #germanwallfigures ♡

I was lucky to have made a wonderful new friend in 2017. Brigitte is very interested in art (talented, too!)...
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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ “Dresden Folk Art Museum” #germanwallfigures ♡

Most of these wall figures are Hellerkunst, 4 are by other producers. Sorry about the missing translation, but this is...
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▷ Fairy Tale Wood Pictures Research #germanwallfigures ❤️

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German Wall Figures in 1959 Toy Catalogue #germanwallfigures ♡

As Mrs. Gruner-Witkop had told me, the Original Bergischer Engel Jumping Jacks were the most successful items of their product...
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1930s VOBACH (?) ☆ Princess + Swineherd with Pencil Lines #germanwallfigures ♡

There is much paint wear so we can see the pencil lines. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the...
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LITTLE LANTERN DWARF ✧ Original Bergischer Engel or Mertens-Kunst? #germanwallfigures ♡

This little dwarf was really produced by Mertens-Kunst. At the end of the 1960s Original Bergischer Engel had been sold...
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1950s GRAUPNER ☆ “Little Cronicle of Graubele Fretwork Templates” #germanwallfigures ♡

The most interesting part in this Graubele-Cronicle is this: Johannes Graupner started working in the fretwork template business in 1930....
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60$ for THAT? On Cleaning Fairy Tale Wood Plaques ♡

I once seeked advice on cleaning fairy tale wood plaques. Restauration expert Birgit Linnhoff has worked for years on preserving...
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ORIGINAL & COPY ☆ Snow White with the Longest Braid #germanwallfigures ♡

The left one is the original by Mertens-Kunst. The other one (Edelholz Freiberg) was produced in the Ore Mountains, during...
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PICTURE CARD ✧ Happy 1950s Boy with Jumping Jacks #germanwallfigures ♡

Look at the picture: Where is the second jumping jack? Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures hampelmann
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✧ Many designs were created by Ilse Schneider #germanwallfigures ♡

Ilse Schneider wrote and illustrated books about dwarfs and fairies. Many of her motives gave inspiration for wood hangings. This...
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1930s HARTMANN ✧ Hans in Luck with Gold Lump #germanwallfigures ♡

More often than not Hans in Luck is shown with a goose or a pig. This is one of the...
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1950s HELLERKUNST ☆ Self Portrait of Magda Heller as a Doctor #germanwallfigures ♡

In this design around 1950 Magda Hella has given the woman doctor her own face features. Enter the following in...
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1950s ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Never produced Max + Moritz in a Bag #germanwallfigures ♡

Mrs. Gruner-Witkop was the sole artist of Original Bergischer Engel. She painted this sample in 1959 but it was never...
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▷ Highlights #germanwallfigures ❤️

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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ Blue Maid with Dwarf and Crown #germanwallfigures ♡

The German Titel "Die Krone" is stated in the Hellerkunst catalog, but I don't know a fairy tale where a...
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1950s HELLERKUNST ☆ Sun Flower with Fairy and Bee 21cm #germanwallfigures ♡

One of the Hellerkunst fairies, in this case a tiny bee sized fairy. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures...
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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ Hessian Children in Traditional Clothing 26cm + 27cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. This is an early version of separate Hellerkunst children in folk art dresses. (Hessenjunge / Hessenmädchen) Enter...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Jumping Jack Sailor of the “S.S. United States” 18cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Die USL "SS USA" was a Transatlantic Passenger Liner between New York and Europe from 1951 onwards. Bremerhaven in Germany...
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1950s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Large 7 Miles Boots Boy on Yellow Base 24cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with lots of varnish - and thick colors, too. That was typical for products right after World...
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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ Kneeling Seven Ravens Sister in Blue Dress #germanwallfigures ♡

A wonderful early Hellerkunst highlight which I didn't even know existed until recently! I often say "one of my all...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Dwarf on Fly Agaric Mushroom without Ears #germanwallfigures ✓

Fly agaric mushrooms are very popular, and this one is breathtaking! The mushroom is smiling and he is 50% of...
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1930s MUENCHNER-WANDBILDER ☆ Boy and Dog on Checkered Base #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with no or very matte varnish. The checkered two colored base is rather unusual for a German...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ✧ Mary with Baby Jesus and Halo #germanwallfigures ♡

This is an unusual Mertens-Kunst item. The colors are very bright and thick and with a very shiny varnish. Plus...
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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ Rain Children with Big Umbrella 24cm #germanwallfigures ♡

These beautiful rain children were hanging in the old nursery of Dr.Reiner Muehlbach (born in 1935), together with a whole...
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1950s UNKNOWN ☆ Hoerzu-Mecki with a Cold and a Bottle of Rum #germanwallfigures ♡

Mecki is the Hedgehog Mascot of vintage and current German TV Magazine Hoerzu. I don't know anything about the producer...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Hobby Horse Boy with Sailor Collar #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood an very rare. The early Mertens-Kunst faces were indeed more earnest, which you can see on this...
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1930s WRANGEL ☆ Beautiful Hansel and Gretel with Gingerbread Cookies ♡

Hand-painted on wood, a wonderful piece of work, one of my favorites. Look at the color scheme, too! (Art Deco)...
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1930s HELLERKUNST ☆ Slim Little Red Riding Hood in Coat Dress 23cm #germanwallfigures ♡

About the picture: I tried to capture the wonderful haptics of this wall figure. The wood, the thick paint layer...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Orange Single Handed Sailor Girl on Green Base #germanwallfigures ♡

"This sailor girl is just great! And it's a girl for a change. And she's not melancholic but adventure seeking",...
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German Wall Figures on the Go ✧ 1950s Ravi-Kunst in a 2018 Cafe #germanwallfigures ♡

Fairy Tale Wood Pictures having arrived in the new millennium. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures ravi
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1950s HELLERKUNST ☆ Nils Holgersson in Red Hoodie Dress 16cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Early screen print, as beautiful as it gets! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures heller
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1930s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ White Fairy as Snowdrop Flower #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood and very very pretty! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures mertens
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Snow White with Longest Braid 23cm #germanwallfigures ♡

This is very early Mertens-Kunst and hand-painted on wood. The motive was very popular, and other manufacturers copied it! This...
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1960s DREI TANNEN (DDR) ☆ Pittiplatsch The Nice One (East Germany TV) #germanwallfigures ♡

Platsch means splash, so his English name could be Pittisplash. He was a TV character in the then GDR and...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Fairy Child on Autumn Leaf 14cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. This wood picture belongs to the months series by Hellerkunst. It shows 12 beautiful motives with children....
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1930s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Apple Snow White with Green Dwarf 25cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with varnish. There is a very similar Mertens version with Snow White wearing a crown. Enter the...
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1940s UNKNOWN ☆ Beautiful Golden Daughter with Balcony #germanwallfigures ♡

It makes you think of Mother Holle, that's the first person who springs to mind. But it must be Mother...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Spring Fairy in Light Blue Dress #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, very endearing. It belongs to the four seasons series by Ravi-Kunst. Enter the following in...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Red Princess and the Pea 21cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with shining varnish. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures mertens
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Pale Hans in Luck in Dull War Colors #germanwallfigures ♡

This is one of the pale wall figures produced during the 2nd World War. The colors were applied very thinly...
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1950s HELLERKUNST ☆ Mary’s Child with Heaven’s Keys #germanwallfigures ♡

A very rare motive belonging to a hardly known fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. It is one of the...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Good Manners Dwarf with Rat King #germanwallfigures ♡

Hellerkunst stamped „Hoher Besuch“ on the back, translating to: „High Visitor“. A rat king? Or Nutcracker and Mouse King? But...
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1950s ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Beautiful Goose Maid in Pink Ballon Skirt # germanwallfigures ♡

I have only seen it in Mrs Gruner-Witkop's archive so far. Mrs Gruner Witkop was the founder and sole design...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Blue Sunflower Mother 24cm #germanwallfigures ♡

This is the softer and cuter version of the Hellerkunst sunflower mothers. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures heller
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Creepy Mister Punch with Lace Collar (Jumping Jack) #germanwallfigures ✓

Ravi-Kunst is always hand-painted, but this one is so perfect it seems to have been a special order. His history:...
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1940s UNKNOWN ☆ Miss Till Eulenspiegel with Blond Locks #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood, no varnish. This wall figure belongs to a collection of 10 different motives by the same producer....
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1950s ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Mother Holle with Bonnet and Feather Base #germanwallfigures ♡

Mother Holle (also called Mother Hulda) is very often depicted with a pillow, but hardly with feathers, like here! Enter...
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1950s KLEUR EN PROFIEL ☆ Charming Little Boy Selling Balloons #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood and very rare. I have only known of two Wooden Wall Figures depicting balloons, this is one...
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1930s ILSE SCHNEIDER ☆ Charming Little Thumbelina in Red Flower #germanwallfigures ♡

Someone must have been protecting this wall figure all these years. I only know of this one item so far...
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1960s WEHA ☆ Blond Rapunzel with Floor Long Braid #germanwallfigures ♡

Early sceen print with added hand-painting. There are only a few designs of Rapunzel as German Wall Figure, this is...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Freezing Snow Dwarf with Broken Shoes #germanwallfigures ♡

This is a square wood picture by Hellerkunst and on its back someone wrote (believe it or not) a shopping...
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1950s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Colorful Mother Holle with Village + Orange Head Scarf #germanwallfigures ♡

There ist an almost identical Mertens Mother Holle with blue head scarf, but I like this one more. Screen-print on...
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1930s MUENCHNER-WANDBILDER ☆ Drum Teddies on War Coardboard #germanwallfigures ♡

Most producers of wall figures had problems getting high quality material during the 2nd World War. All quality material was...
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1930s Ilse Schneider ☆ Dwarf with Fly Agaric Mushroom Umbrella + Root #germanwallfigures ♡

A very unique wall figure, the torn out mushroom along with its root. Hand-painted on wood, with varnish. Enter the...
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1930s WRANGEL ☆ Red Frog King Princess Clutching the Golden Ball #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. Enchanting in its simplicity and beauty. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures froschkoenig
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1950s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ White Puss in Boots with Red Vest 22cm #germanwallfigures ♡

One of the white Puss in Boots by Mertens and so beautiful: Look at the color scheme! Look at the...
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The Most TOUCHING Dedication of them all ‼️ #germanwallfigures ♡

"For my little Reiner over his bed from your granny." That's the translation, and yes, there really are these endearing...
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1930er MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Blue Fairy Child with Cowslip Flower #germanwallfigures ♡

Which is the most beautiful of them all? Sometimes I don't know which of the early Art DecoWall Figures I...
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German Wall Figures on the Go ✧ 1940s HILLA Lover Pair in a 2018 Cafe #germanwallfigures ♡

Vintage German wall figures in our modern enviornment. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures 1940er
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST (?) ☆ Charming Blond Girl with Red Bow and Flowers #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood and rare. Look at the fine features, it is high quality work. I have only known this...
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1930s UNKNOWN ☆ Beautiful Solemn Hansel + Gretel with Red Flutter Skirt #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood and very rare. It is a very unusual style I have not come across so far. Look...
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1950s HELLERKUNST ☆ Standing Little Sailor Boy with Waves #germanwallfigures ♡

There are two single handed sailors by Hellerkunst: One with waves, one without. This is the younger version with the...
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1940s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Chef Dwarf with Birthday Cake #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare. I am not absolutely sure it is Ravi-Kunst. Here the 4 that make...
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1930s MUENCHNER-WANDBILDER ☆ Checkered Tiles Cinderella ☆ War Christmas #germanwallfigures ♡

A date on the back of a antique wall figure is very valuable - it helps to tell when a...
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1940s UNKNOWN ☆ Hansel + Gretel with Short Trousers and Dark Witch #germanwallfigures ♡

Very unusual what with the witch's dark skin and colorful (knitted? hat. Great work, look at the children's eyes! I...
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1920s UNKNOWN ✧ Dutch Children with Guitar and White Bonnet #germanwallfigures ♡

An unusually early and elaborate wall figure. Look at the details and the shadows! Hand-painted on wood with varnish, very...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Short Hair Angel with Golden Key 23cm #germanwallfigures ♡

There is a newer version by Magda Heller's son, Ralf Heller. In that new version there is no base. Enter...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Dancing Children in Bavarian Traditional Dress 25cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. This wood picture belongs to a Hellerkunst series of German Cildren in traditional clothing, dirndl and everything!...
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1940s WOOD FIGURES ☆ Beautiful Mother Holle Display by Elisabeth (USA) #germanwallfigures ♡

Look at this beautiful arrangement! It is a Mother Holle by Graupner/Graubele and a Wrangell-Star Money Girl. The snow and...
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1930s ILSE SCHNEIDER ☆ Cute and Colorful Hansel + Gretel with Polka Dots #germanwallfigures ♡

In spite of the foreboding 1930s: Ilse Schneider's wall figures almost always came in bright colors, in good times and...
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1930s NIEDERSACHSEN ☆ Hansel and Gretel with Scared Eyes #germanwallfigures ♡

Every time had their very own Hansel and Gretel faces. Even before the beginning of the Second World War the...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Large Sleeping Beauty with Throne + Pillow 28cm #germanwallfigures ♡

This is a large and wide wall figure! We have throne and a pillow, too. In the 1970s Heller produced...
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1940s HELLERKUNST ☆ Beautiful Snow White Display by Elisabeth (USA) #germanwallfigures ♡

A typical question about wall figures is: "What do you do with them?" Well, it’s in the name, you just...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Snow White with Crown + Green Dwarf 20cm #germanwallfigures ♡

☆ After all this time - still one of the brightest highlights with its sun yellow and forest green plus...
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1950s MERTENS-KUNST ✧ Elated Dwarf with Blue Flower + Ear of Grain #germanwallfigures ♡

At first glance it seems to be a blue diamond, shining and making the dwarf so happy, but it's a...
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1960s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Cute 7 Ravens Sister in Light Grey Dress #germanwallfigures ♡

A beautiful and rare color scheme for the Seven Ravens by Mertens. Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with added hand-painting and rare....
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1950s KLEUR EN PROFIEL ☆ Happy Snow White Romping about with Dwarfs #germanwallfigures ♡

There are only few fairy tale motives by Kleur en Profiel. The Dutch artist Jan Snelten (1909-1976) had his very...
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German Wall Figures on the Go ✧ 1940s Fairy in Berlin Adlon 2018 #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. It is most likely a copy of the original Hellerkunst Fairy on a Leaf. Only...
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German Wall Figures on the Go ✧ 1950s Snow White in a 2018 Cafe #germanwallfigures ♡

The fine face features, the hair style, the yellow bodice with the wide dot dress - this is one of...
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1930s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Slim Yellow Frog King Princess with Wide Crown #germanwallfigures ♡

The Frog King Princesses by Mertens-Kunst came with different crowns. Even this very old yellow princess was available with a...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ The Little Match Sticks Girl 22cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hans Christian Andersen // "The girl with the matchsticks" // Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with shining varnish. Enter the following in...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Weather Prophet Dwarf with Toadstool Hat 19cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on wood, thick colors with varnish. Great color scheme with red, yellow and three shades of green. It is...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Sleeping Beauty with Princess Crown 22cm #germanwallfigures ♡

Light blue with pink flowers - always a wonderful color scheme! And the gold of the tiny crown completes it....
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1950s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Blond Dandelion Girl in Red Dress #germanwallfigures ♡

Very beautiful, reflecting the spirit of the time. Look at the base: Most wood hangings had a base in the...
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1950s RAVI-KUNST ☆ Picture Frame with Jumping Jacks #germanwallfigures ♡

All the jumping jacks by Ravi-Kunst had great quality! Each was hand-painted and had solid metal joints. I have not...
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1930s ERIKA BARTELS ☆ King Trushbeard with Haughty Princess #germanwallfigures ♡

Look at the princess’s short jacket: The long sleeves with the yellow silk lining, then the earrings and the thread...
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1940s MERTENS-KUNST ☆ Fairy Child as Lucky Mushroom #germanwallfigures ♡

Very rare, very enchanting. Hand-painted on wood and a wonderfully done copy, too. I had looked for it for years...
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1940s ORIGINAL BERGISCHER ENGEL ☆ Elegant Hansel + Gretel with Tree Stump #germanwallfigures ♡

The artist herself, Johanna Gruner-Witkop gave it to me for the Online Museum. Hand-painted on wood end of the 1940s....
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1940s UNKNOWN ☆ Sitting Little Brother + Little Sister with Flower Wreath #germanwallfigures ♡

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with matte varnish. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: germanwallfigures schwesterchen
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1960s + 1970s Collection ✧ Kurt Suess VEB Meißen Dresden (GDR) #germanwallfigures ♡

Look at the slim figures of the goose maids, the Golden Daughter (Mother Holle) and the Frog King: The are...
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GRAUPNER+HOBBY

Hobby-Art / at home craft applies to the thousands of boys and girls and sometimes their parents, too, who produced...
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FAIRY TALE WOOD PICTURES IN THE GDR #germanwallfigures ♡

The German Democratic Republic existed from 1949-1990. It was also called East Germany at that time. They produced a lot...
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OTHERS AFTER 1945

Here you find among others: Ore Mountains and GDR, Original Bergischer Engel, Grossmann and Munchner Kunst und Handwerk. Enter the...
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About Edelholz Freiberg germanwallfigures ♡

The manufactury Edelholz Freiberg belonged to Margarethe Edel. The GRD government took it from the owner and made it a...
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ABOUT GRAUPNER ☆ #germanwallfigures ♡

Johannes Graupner was the creative mind behind "Graupner", also known as "Graubele". At the beginning, he had worked for "Cannstatter...
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EBAY-SHOP #germanwallfigures ♡

The two most frequently asked questions are: 1. How much are they worth? 2. Can I buy them from the...
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HELLERKUNST (since 1927) #germanwallfigures ♡

Hellerkunst was founded in 1927 by Magda and Georg Heller. They became famous for their lovely Wooden Fairy Tale Wall...
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MERTENS-KUNST (1936-2001) #germanwallfigures ♡

The founder of Mertens-Kunst was Alfred Mertens, born in 1898. Later on, his children took over. Alfred Mertens' son led...
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GALLERY

Here you find all the German Wall Figures of this website, more than 1000 different ones:
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RAVI-KUNST ☆ 1941 – 1967 ☆ Artist: Lisa Viertel #germanwallfigures ♡

Ravi-Kunst was a 1940ies to 1960ies manufacturer of German Wall Figures located in Hamburg, in the north of Germany. Besides...
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