2. Late Hellerkunst

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

Striding Pied Piper of Hamelin: 1940s Hellerkunst 29cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. There is an older Hellerkunst Rat Catcher dancing on one leg. It's an old German Tale...
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Pipe Dwarf under Mushroom without Base: 1950s Hellerkunst 22cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Details: Fly Agaric Mushrooms Toadstools Beautiful Light Blue Shoes Garden Gnome (Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft...
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Little Red Riding Hood without Base: 1970s Hellerkunst 24cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Compare it to the very first version end of 1920s, with the grey apron! Enter "Hellerkunst Little...
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Hellerkunst: 1980s Red Violin Dwarf without Base / Screen-printed

Details: Gnome Beard Fiddle Music (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery Old)
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Hellerkunst: 1950s Kneeling Seven Ravens with Red Dress / Screen-printed

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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7 Miles Boy with Grey Cape: 1950s Hellerkunst 17cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Details: Beautiful Child Dreis Magda Heller Grey Cape Red Boots Suspenders (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale...
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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 Cute Duck Chick No 2. / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

Details: Dead Cute Quaking Duckling Ralf Heller Dreis (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage...
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Hellerkunst: 1960s Hansel and Gretel made of Plastic

But they are made of plastic, not plywood as usuall. It was a Sixties test by Hellerkunst, but it did...
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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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Hellerkunst: 1960s Plastic Dwarf with Lute / A Hellerkunst Trial

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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Angel with Hovering Stars: 1940s Hellerkunst 21cm (Gifted 1958)

Hand-painted on plywood. This is one of the rare Christmas Wallfigures by Hellerkunst. Look at the beautiful hovering stars! (German...
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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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Hellerkunst: 1950s Puss in Boots with Tricorne / 24 cm / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

I love his elegant bow and the pink ears. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork...
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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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Hellerkunst: 1950s Wishing Table with Chicken / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

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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Hellerkunst: 1950s Back Basket Dwarf with Mushroom Hat / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

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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Hellerkunst: 1960s Blessing Yellow Cradle Angels / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

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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Hellerkunst: 1960s Frog King Princess with Raised Skirt / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

("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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Hellerkunst: 1960s Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon with May Beetle / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

This is the younger version, with the may beetle. The older version shows Peter and Annelie both with short hair....
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7 Miles Boots Child with Dot Scarf: 1960s Hellerkunst

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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Double Bass Dwarf with Trousers: 1960s Hellerkunst = HELLER 26cm

Enter „Hellerkunst Music Dwarf“ in the search, then you can compare the eyes! Those of this modern music dwarf by...
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Little Brother and Little Sister made of Plastic: 1970s Hellerkunst 20cm

With these plastic pictures Heller tried to make a material change, but it did not work out. "Hellerkunst AP/8 Brüderchen...
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Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Wreath: 1970s Hellerkunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery)
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Key Angel without Base: 1970s Hellerkunst 22cm

Screen-printed on plywood. "HELLER R/26 Himmelsschlüssel / Made in Western Germany" / Cowslip (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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Screen-Printed Goose Girl: 1970s Hellerkunst 26cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Brothers Grimm Long Blond Hair Light Blue Geese Beautiful (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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Hellerkunst: 1970s Snow White without Base / Screen-Printed

Details: Brothers Grimm 7 Seven Dwarfs Dwarf Garden Gnome Cute (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy...
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Munchhausen on the Cannonball: 1970s Hellerkunst

Screen-printed on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery)
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