2. Late Hellerkunst

Here you’ll find Hellerkunst products from the 1950s onwards.

1950s Hellerkunst: 7 Miles Boots Boy with Grey Cape

Height: 17cm. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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1970s Hellerkunst Baby in Heart Cradle

Hand-painted on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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Hellerkunst: 1950s Duck Mother

Screen-printed on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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Hellerkunst: 1950s Duck Chick No 1.

Screen-printed on plywood with additional hand-painting. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand...
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Hellerkunst: 1950s Duck Chick No 2.

Screen-printed on plywood with additional hand-painting. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Hansel and Gretel made of Plastic

These pretty Hansel and Gretel are 1960s Hellerkunst. But they are made of plastic, not plywood as usuall. It was...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Colorful Rooster

Hand-painted on plywood. Look at the bottom of this figure: It was supposed to be glued to a children's coat...
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Hellerkunst (?): 1970s Dirndl Girl Jumping Jack

Screen-printed on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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1950s Hellerkunst: Cape Child with Red Ball

Screen-printed on plywood. Height: 13 cm. This wall figure was most likely meant for a coat rack. (German Wall Figure...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Experimenting with Plastic

One of the plastic figures by Hellerkunst. It was a trial at changing the material. Hellerkunst AP/12 Lautenspieler Lute Player...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Little Brother and Little Sister

Hand-painted on plywood, 24cm. This is an unusual version of this fairy tale with the Little Sister having short hair....
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1950s Hellerkunst: Sleeping Pinetree Fairy

Hand-painted on plywood. Once again, Magda Heller's eerie light green light. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Angels with Hovering Stars (Date 1958)

Hand-painted on plywood, 21cm. This is one of the rare Christmas Wallfigures by Hellerkunst. Look at the beautiful hovering stars!...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Large Cradle with Angels

Screen-printed on plywood. The height is 46cm, so it's really huge. This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Frog King Princess with Mullein

"B/22 Königskerze", 22cm. Maybe it's supposed to be the Frog King Princess, maybe not. She has the crown and the...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Puss in Boots with Tricorne

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting, 24cm. I love his elegant bow and the pink ears. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Doll Mother under Star Tree

Hand-painted on plywood. This wood picture belongs to the times of the day series by Hellerkunst. ("Abend") (German Wall Figure...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Striding Pied Piper of Hamelin

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting, 29cm. There is an older Hellerkunst Rat Catcher dancing on one leg. It's an old German...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Kneeling Red 7 Ravens Sister

Screen printed on 4mm-plywood. This wall figure has a great impact with the red and the black of the ravens....
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1950s Hellerkunst: Wishing Table with Chicken

The fairy tale "The Wishing Table" also tells about the Gold Ass and the Cudgel in the Sack, but I...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Nils Holgersson Flying on Wild Goose

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting, 16cm. ("Luftige Reise") (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Princess and Swineherd

Hand-painted on plywood. The Swineherd is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. You won't find it on fairy tale...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Kneeling Dwarf with Bird

A beautiful rare motive. It belongs to a dwarf series with birds and bird's names and their symbols. (German Wall...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Back Basket Dwarf with Mushroom Hat

There is also a younger version of this motive where the base is lost. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Book Dwarf with Red Cape

The feather is the weakest part of this wood dwarf, more often than not it broke off. ("R/41 Buchzwerglein") (German...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Chaffinch Dwarf with Book

This wood picture belongs to the dwarfs and birds series. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Dwarf with Ice Blue Eyes

Hellerkunst produced many jumping jacks. This is one of the older ones. I like the color scheme - red, light...
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1950s Hellerkunst: Christmas Angel with Double Bass (A/33)

Screen-printed on 3 mm-plywood with additional hand-painting, 22cm height. This angel is part of a Hellerkunst series with Christmas figures....
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1950s Hellerkunst: The Bremen Town Musicians

There are two versions I've known so far: With base and without base. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Sleeping Beauty in Flower Dress

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting, 21cm. Later the color gold got replaced by yellow. Look at the details, the red in...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Blessing Yellow Cradle Angels

This wall figure belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Kneeling Yellow Cradle Angels

This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Pointing Yellow Cradle Angels

Height: 21cm. "... two to whom 'tis given, to guide my steps to heaven", this is what Humperdinck wrote in...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Frog King Princess with Raised Skirt

("Hellerkunst R/2 Froschprinzeßchen") This is an early version with both crowns and the ball painted with gold color. Later on...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon with May Beetle

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. This is the younger version, with the may beetle. The older version shows Peter and Annelie both...
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1960s Hellerkunst: 7 Miles Boots Boy without Base

This is the latest Heller version of the Seven Miles Boots I’ve known of. It is still marked „Hellerkunst“ -...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Till Owlglass without Base

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. These are the typical colors for Till Owlglass: Yellow, red and green. There is a nice movement...
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1960s Hellerkunst: Double Bass Dwarf with Trousers

Enter „Hellerkunst Music Dwarf“ in the search, then you can compare the eyes! Those of this modern music dwarf by...
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1970s Hellerkunst: Little Brother and Little Sister made of Plastic

Höhe: 20cm. With these plastic pictures Heller tried to make a material change, but it did not work out. "Hellerkunst...
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1970s Hellerkunst: Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Wreath

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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1970s Hellerkunst: Key Angel without Base

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 22cm. (Cowslip) ("HELLER R/26 Himmelsschlüssel / Made in Western Germany") (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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Hellerkunst: 1970s Goose Girl without Braid

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 26cm. (Goose Girl) (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand...
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1970s Hellerkunst: Snow White without Base

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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1970s Hellerkunst: Munchhausen on the Cannonball

Hand-painted on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Vintage Nursery Decor Fretwork Märchen-Holzbild Kinder Wand Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Alt)
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