4. Late Mertens-Kunst

Here you’ll find the later Mertens-Kunst wood pictures from the 1950s to the 1980s.

1950s Mertens-Kunst: Earnest Puss in Boots with Red Vest

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with aditional hand-painting. One of the white Puss in Boots by Mertens and so beautiful: Look at...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s White Puss in Boots with Cape / 24 cm / Screen-printed

Puss in Boots has always been a popular motive. Mertens-Kunst produced three different white ones. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Happy black and white Puss in Boots

Siebdruck auf Schichtholz = Sperrholz. Attributes: Feather Hat, Tomcat, Cat, Sack, Blue Cape. Fairy Tale Wood Picture. (German Wall Figure...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Turquoise Star Money Girl (Screen-printed)

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Antique Picture Old Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures)
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Small Flower Dwarf (Screen-printed)

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Antique Picture Old Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures)
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Pyjamas Boy with Sun: 1950s Mertens-Kunst

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Antique Picture Old Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures)
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Endearing Snowman Winter Girl: 1950s Mertens-Kunst

(Märchen-Holzbild Kinder-Wand-Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Vintage Kinderzimmer Antik Spielzeug Deutsch #maerchenholzbilder)
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Red Frog King Princess with High Collar: 1950s Mertens-Kunst

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Antique Picture Old Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures)
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“1966 by Euro Greeting Bruxelles Agnes Z 1” Flower Boy by Mertens-Kunst: 20cm (Jaklien Moerman?)

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures #germanwallfigure)
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“1966 by Euro Greeting Bruxelles Agnes Z 2” Brunette Pigtails Girl by Mertens-Kunst: 20cm (Jaklien Moerman?)

There actually is a blond pigtails girl, but I don't have it! (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Picture...
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“1966 by Euro Greeting Bruxelles Agnes Z 3″ Headscarf Girl by Mertens-Kunst”1966 by Euro Greeting Bruxelles Agnes Z 3” Kopftuch-Mädchen von Mertens-Kunst: 19cm (Jaklien Moerman?)

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures #germanwallfigure)
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“1966 by Euro Greeting Bruxelles Agnes Z 5” Wood Boy by Mertens-Kunst: 20cm (Jaklien Moerman?)

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures #germanwallfigure)
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Dark Doll Mother by Mertens-Kunst: 1960s 23cm (Schlaf Kindlein Schlaf B32)

Most Mertens Doll Mothers have blond hair. Not so this pretty one. It belongs to a Lullaby Series by Mertens-Kunst....
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Pink Sleeping Beauty by Mertens-Kunst: 1950s 22cm

(German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Plaque Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery #germanwallfigures #germanwallfigure)
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Moon Girl in Red Night Shift by Mertens-Kunst: 1950s 21cm (BB21 Evening)

One of the endearing moon girl series. The others have baby pink night dresses. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood...
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Hanschen Klein with Leg Warmers by Mertens-Kunst: 1950s

One of the more rare Hanschen Klein by Mertens-Kunst. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork...
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Stove Girl by Mertens-Kunst: 1950s, 21cm (B 31 Mittag)

There were some years where Mertens-Kunst used a hand stamp without a frame. The stamp told about the product number...
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Polka Dot Hanschen Klein: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 21cm (N8)

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Lullaby Children's Song Cute Boy Kindergarten Food Bag (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft...
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Little Red Riding Hood with Bonnet: 1960er Mertens-Kunst

Siebdruck auf Schichtholz. Details: Cute Brothers Grimm Wolf Bodice Wine Basket (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Gardener Girl with Watering Can: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 24cm (B1184)

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Child Hanger Dress Heart Blouse Mädchen Seventies Flowers in Hair (Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Friendly Pashmina Witch: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 22cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Details: Hansel and Gretel Polka Dot Head Scarf Walking Stick Broters Grimm Blue Dress (Fairy Tale...
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Hansel and Gretel with Mushrooms on Brown Base: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 22cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Details: Brothers Grimm Beautiful Gingerbread Cookies Fly Agraic Mushroom Toadstool (Kinder-Wand-Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Deutsch Kinderzimmer Antik Vintage...
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Sleeping Fence Dwarf: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 21cm

Details: Beautiful Colors Orange Light Blue Red Bird Birds Endearing Home Slippers Sixties (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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Dwarf Group with Bunny: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 14cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Forest Cute Brothers Grimm Gnomes Orange Yellow Light Blue Green (Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Frog King Princess with Tiara: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 21cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Details: Brown Base Red Coat Dress Metal Clasps Brothers Grimm (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood...
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Little “Engine Driver” in Cowboy Outfit: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 25cm

Details: Jeans Boy Vest Dolka Dot Shirt Cute Seventies Flared Trousers Train Lover (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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“Little Horseman” with Paper Hat: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 25cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Hobby Horse Boy Red Velvet Bow Turquiose Tunic Dog Happy Amused (Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft...
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Hans in Luck with Red Scarf: 1950s Mertens-Kunst

Details: Cute Endearing Daisy Red Boots Goose Big Head Kindchenschema (You can google that, it's a thing!) (German Wall Figure...
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Mini Kitten Dwarf: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 10cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Cute Gnome Cat Precious (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old...
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Snow White in Blue Bow Dress: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 22cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Powder Pink Hair Flower Princess Crown Flower Dwarf High Hair (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood...
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1970s Mertens-Kunst: Little Indian and his Tent: Screen-printed 24 cm

Details: Child Boy Hairdress Feathers Overalls Moccasins (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Little TV Sandman with Bow: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 24cm

Details: Mascot Wide Beard Little Sandman Lantern Pompom Shoes (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Pearls Snow White with Purple Bodice

Details: Princess Crown Puffy Sleeves Flower Dwarf Long Black Hair Brothers Grimm (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Little Red Riding Hood with White Hat Bow

Details: Brothers Grimm No Wolf Cute Pretty Vest with Metal Clasps Tulip Sleeves White Blouse (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale...
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1980s Mertens-Kunst: Little Peters Journey to the Moon with Anneli’s Teddy

Details: Mini Logo on Cuddly Toy Bear T-Shirt Pink Nightshirt Cute Pyjamas Gerdt von Bassewitz (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Mister Punch Jumping Jack / Screen-printed 42 cm

Details: Harlequin Lace Collar Pompom Hat Stocking Cap Brown Eyes Clown Nose (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft...
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Crying Pitch Mary with Rooster: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Details: Mother Holle Hulda Lazy Bad Daughter Golden Daughter Ludwig Bechstein Brothers Grimm Long Black Braid Tears (German Wall Figure...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Star Money Girl with Toadstools / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting 22 cm

Details: Hair Wreath Light Blue Dress Cute Endearing Fly Agaric Mushrooms Brothers Grimm (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Evil Witch with High White Bonnet / Screen-printed 22 cm

This witch looks more creepy than the other Mertens-Kunst witches. Is it her finger gesture, the frilly bonnet or the...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Night Watch Boy with Ear Warmers / Screen-printed 23 cm

I've known three different little night watch boys by Mertens-Kunst so far. One has the ear muffs and two of...
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Till Owlglass with Owl: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 23cm. I have known three different Till Eulenspiegel by Mertens-Kunst so far. This one has those red...
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1970s Hansel and Gretel: Original Bergischer Engel or Mertens-Kunst? / Screen-printed 21 cm

This wall figure was actually produced by Mertens-Kunst. At the end of the 1960s Original Bergischer Engel had been sold...
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Orange Rumpelstiltskin: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 21cm

Details: Dwarf Gnome Brothers Grimm Rumplestiltskin Rumple Beard Evil (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork...
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Brave Little Tailor with Bow Tie: 1950s Mertens-Kunst 24cm

Details: Huge Shoulder Scissors Brothers Grimm He Killed Seven 7 (Flies) (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Frog Princess in 3 Colors Shift / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting 22 cm

Details: Frog King Crown Brothers Grimm Decor (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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1970s Mertens-Kunst: Snow White with Home Slippers Dwarf / Screen-printed 20 cm

Details: Gnome Polka Dots Bodice Brothers Grimm (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Large Red 7 Miles Boots: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 21cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Child Legend Polka Dots Flower Hat Cute (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Pink Poppy Snow White / Screen-printed

Details: Tiara Dwarf Brothers Grimm (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery Old)
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Mertens-Kunst: 1980s Star Money Girl with Socks / Screen-printed 24 cm

Details: Violett Brothers Grimm Star Apron White Blond (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage...
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1940s Mertens-Kunst: Gentian Dwarf with Flared Trousers / Screen-printed 23 cm

Look at his beautifully wide clothes, the bellflower shaped cape, the flared trousers. And a pretty color scheme, too. (German...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Cradle Child “Hushaby” with Hair Crest Baby / Hand-Painted 25 cm

With additional side painting. Details: Pink Sister Canopy Bird Heart Cute (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Cradle Child “Hushaby Baby” / Screen-Printed with Hand-Painting 26 cm

Details: Bird Light Blue Canopy Heart Bow Cute (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s “Flower’s friend” Dwarf with Brown Hat / Screen-Printed with Hand-Painting

Details: Watering Can Sun Hat Bellflower Gardening Dwarf Garden Gnome (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Little Peter’s Journey to the Moon with Teddy / 22 cm / Screen-Printed with Hand-Painting

Details: Teddybear Pyjamas Polka Dots Boy Sleepover (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1980s Doll Mother with Baby Sling / 23 cm / Screen-printed

Details: Turquoise Dress Teddybear Hairband Girl Child (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Doll Mother with Pram / 23 cm / Screen-printed

Details: Girl Light Blue Dress Child Seventies Hair. German Wall Figure. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Pretty Spring Girl with Yellow Tulip / Hand-Painted

This wall figure belongs to the seasons series by Mertens-Kunst, with a beautiful color scheme. Details: Springflower Lightblue Dress Blondbraids....
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Gardening Dwarf with Digitalis Purpurea / 24 cm / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

This plant is poisonous, but harmless on a wood picture! (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Kneeling Doll Mother with Moon / 19 cm / Hand-Painted

Attributes: Child, Blond Girl, Pink Nightdress, Vintage (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Doll Mother with Cradle / 21 cm / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

Attributes: Girl Child Doll Hair Bow (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery Old)
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Tunic Doll Mother / 20 cm / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

The doll mothers by Mertens-Kunst were very popular and they changed a lot over the 6 decades of their production....
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Orange Harlequin Jumping Jack / Screen-printed

Attributes: Frilly Collar, pointy pompom hat, a Mister Punch clap. (Wall Figure Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Violet Rumpelstiltskin: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Screen-printed on plywood. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery)
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Cute Psychedelic Jumping Jack Mitzi / 26 cm / Screen-printed

Attributes: Lace pants, Bow Collar, Hairflower, Seventies dress. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Glucksklee Fairy Tale Advertising

Screen-printed on plywood. German Wall Figures: Frog King, Rumpelstilskin and Goose Girl
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Mertens-Kunst: 1940s Original und 1970s Gluecksklee Snow White

Mertens-Kunst liked to produce wall figures for advertising. Most of the time Alfred Mertens did not print the name Mertens-Kunst...
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Mertens-Kunst / Original Bergischer Engel: Pink Red Frog King Princess / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

That's what Mrs. Gruner-Witkop said in 2018. She drew the left princess. The right princess with "big head" was most...
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1970s Mertens-Kunst Little Rider / Logo of Toy Store KURTZ

Screen-printed on plywood. The text on the back translates to the title on top. The toy store was founded in...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Orange Frog King Princess with Wide Crown / 22 cm / Screen-printed

Details: Brothers Grimm Brunette Hair Bow German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Antique Toy Fretwork Decoration Plywood Vintage Nursery...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1980s Modern Frog King Princess / Screen-printed

Attributes: Tiara, Polka Dots, Cape with Clasp, Brothers Grimm (Märchen-Holzbild Kinder-Wand-Figur Laubsäge-Arbeit Deutsch Antikes Kinderzimmer Vintage Spielzeug)
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Violet Goose Girl

Siebdruck auf Schichtholz = Sperrholz. Attributes: Chicks, striped Shirt, head scarf. Fairy Tale Wood Picture.
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Cute Bunny Dwarf: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Details: Big Eyes Pompom Shoes Orange Yellow (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Pied Piper of Hamelin with Child / Screen-printed

Details: Brothers Grimm Legend Boy Rat Rats (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Vintage Nursery...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Little Brother+Little Sister with Short Braid

Screen-printed on plywood. Fairy Tale Wood Picture.
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Little Chimney Sweep (Original Bergischer Engel) / Screen-printed

On the back it does say "Original Bergischer Engel" but it's really Mertens-Kunst. I can tell from the kind of...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Hans in Luck with Fine Face Features

This Hans has dainty face features and a high collar - very beautiful. And the edges were still hand-painted -...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Minidress Girl with Duckling Lake / 23 cm / Screen-printed

B72, Alle meine Entchen. In the 1970s Mertens-Kunst perfected screen-printing. Details: Water Duck Child Sea Waves Hairbow Bow (German Wall...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s High Hair Cinderella

Screen-printed on plywood. Attributes: Broom, Doves, Red-Blue, Seventies Do, Brothers Grimm. Fairy Tale Wood Picture.
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Red Blue Hansel and Gretel / Screen-printed 21 cm

The colors red and blue were rather popular in the seventies. Mertens-Kunst had this Hansel and Gretel and a Goose...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Blue Red Goose Girl / Screen-printed

This motive was very popular back then. Many German girls grew up with her over their beds. (German Wall Figure...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1970s Snooty Frog King Princess / Screen-printed

On the back it says: "Glucksklee Babykost". Mertens-Kunst used to produce quite a few advertisment wall figures. I know of...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Seven Ravens Sister with Head Scarf

Siebdruck auf 3mm-Schichtholz. In the 1970s Mertens-Kunst perfected screen-printing. What helped a lot was Mr.Mertens having bought the manufactory „Original...
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Small Soap Bubble Dwarf: 1950s Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. This wood picture is not very small, but since I've known a larger version I call...
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Bow Tie Plum as Jumping Jack: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 18cm

Screen-printed on plywood. This harlequin is one of the cutest Mertens pull toys. And they did a lot! A lot...
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Dirndl Jumping Jack Girl by Mertens-Kunst (?): 1970s

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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Mertens-Kunst (?): 1970s Comic Style Max Jumping Jack

A printed motive glued on plywood. I've known several of these comic style jumping jack, I think Alfred Mertens was...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s + 1960s Doll Mother

Screen-printed on plywood with additional hand-painting. (German Vintage Nursery Wall Figure Wood Picture Plaque Nursery Decor Girl Old)
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Birthday Cake Dwarf with Presents

Screen-printed on 4 mm-plywood with additional hand-painting. Height: 25cm. There is a second version of this dwarf without the presents.
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Long Braid Goose Girl with Dot Scarf / Screen-printed

Who was the designer of this? I know of Brunhild Schlotter in the 1930s, Ute Mertens from the late 1960s...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Small Snow White with Blue Dwarf

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting, 19cm. Fairy Tale Wood Plaque.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Headscarf

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with additional hand-painting. (24cm) rot
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Unusual Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Colorful Irisette Advertising Dwarfs

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. "Auch die Heinzelmännchen schlafen in Irisette" is printed on the back. It means, that the gnomes...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Little Long Braid Cinderella

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with added handpainting. Very touching with the too big shirt and the patched up dress. And wonderful...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Seperate Small Hansel and Gretel with Dot Scarfs

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood with additional hand-painting.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Large Cute Mary in Blue Coat Dress

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with additional hand-painting, 29cm. A special version with a large base.
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Beach Child with Orange Sun Hat / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

This wall figure belongs to a seasons series by Mertens-Kunst. The giant hat reminds me of the huge yellow hat...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Dancing Doll Mother with Braids

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. An endearing idea and a pretty motive.
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Mertens-Kunst: 1950s Lace Collar Princess / 23 cm / Screen-Printed with Hand-Painting

There were some years where Mertens-Kunst used a hand stamp without a frame. The stamp told about the product number...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Blowflower Girl with Short Hair

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 22cm. Very beautiful, reflecting the spirit of the time. Look at the base: Most wood hangings of...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Classic Red White 7 Ravens Sister in Red-White

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 22cm. One of the classic Mertens-Kunst highlights! I love the color scheme with the red-white dress, the...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Most Colorful Mother Holle with Snow Village

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. There ist an almost identical Mertens-Kunst Mother Holle with blue head scarf. I like this very colorful...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Light Blue Star Money Girl with Head Star

After the Second World War, the Mertens Star Money Girls became cuter, the ethereal aspect got lost. Unique identifier: This...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Elated Dwarf with Blue Flower

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. At first glance it seems to be a blue diamond, shining and making the dwarf so happy,...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Dwarf with Saint Martin Lantern and Cat

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting on 4mm-plywood, 27cm. A high qualitiy version, even the wood is thicker than usually. ("Mertens-Kunst C41...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Umbrella Dwarf with Weather Frog

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 24cm. There are two very similar versions of this motive: On one, you see both eyes of...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Light Blue Lute Dwarf

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood with additional hand-painting, 22cm. (Mandolino)
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Red Guitar Dwarf

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 22cm.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Happy May Bells Dwarf

This is a fairy dwarf, must be, if you think how small he must be next to these May Bells....
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Colorful Dwarf with Saint Martin Lantern

I love this guy! This wood picture generates so many good feelings: As all German children I went with my...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Snail Mail Dwarf with Trumpet

A rare motive and I have only known it by Mertens-Kunst so far.
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Blue Music Dwarf with Song Book

There were some years where Mertens-Kunst used a hand stamp without a frame. The stamp told about the product number...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Orange Tree Stump Dwarf with Concertina

Hand-painted on 3mm-quality-plywood, 21cm. I love this shade of orange! And the whole color scheme here, too. Look at the...
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1950 Mertens-Kunst: Hedgehog Mecki in Light Blue Skirt

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, 23cm. It might be the Hoerzu-Mecki of the German TV-Magazine. It might also be the story of...
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1950s Mertens-Kunst: Optimistic Sun Child

Hand-painted on plywood, 21cm. A friendly motive with beautiful colors.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Pink Sleeping Beauty with High Hair

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Roses in her hair, roses on her dress seam: This is the Roses Sleeping Beauty. In the...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Small Blond Gretel with High Hair

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. One of my favourites, wonderful design with light colors.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Little Sparrow Boy in Blue Tunic

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 20cm. Copyright 1969, ready to start into Seventies fashion!
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Sitting Pink Doll Mother with Moon

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. There is a morning-midday-evening series by Mertens-Kunst, this engaging little girl belongs to it.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Bunny Girl in Starry Night

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. The German title is: "Weißt du wieviel Sternlein stehen?" Listen to the song on YouTube! This is...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Little Singer Girl by the Cradle / Screen-printed 21 cm

Details: B 34 Lullaby Night Shirt Siblings Light Blue Cute Pretty (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: German Ducking Lullaby with Mini Skirt Girl

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. This wood picture belongs to a Mertens-Kunst series with German Kindergarten songs.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Snow White with Pearls in her Hair 24 cm

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. In the 1960s Mertens-Kunst changed to screen-printing, first with additional hand-painting. Especially most of the edges...
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Seven Miles Boots with Yellow Hat: 1960s Mertens-Kunst

Details: Boy Cute Light Blue Scarf Walking Stick Hike Hiking (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy...
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Mertens-Kunst: 1960s Golden Mary w Hair Band / Screen-Printed + Hand-Painting

Brother Grimm's Mother Holle. (Mother Hulda / Good Daughter / Bad Daughter / Pitchen Mary) (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Pitch Mary with Ponytail

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Height: 24 cm. (C24 Pechmarie / The pitchen Mary / La Mairie de poix [sic]). Brothers Grimm's...
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: 7 Ravens Sister in Grey Dress

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. A beautiful and rare color scheme for the Seven Ravens by Mertens.
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1960s Mertens-Kunst: Rapunzel with Tower

Siebdruck auf 3mm-Schichtholz, 23cm.
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Princess and the Pea with Veil: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, 23cm. A rather unknown Brothers Grimm's fairy tale. The pillows are supposed to represent her famous stack...
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Snow-White and Rose-Red with Nasty Dwarf: 1960s Mertens-Kunst 22cm

In the 1960s Mertens-Kunst changed to screen-printing, first with additional hand-painting. Especially most of the edges were still colored by...
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Dwarf under Brown Mushroom: 1960s Mertens-Kunst (C46)

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, Unique Identifier: There only seems to be one Mertens-Kunst Wall Figure with a dwarf under a brown...
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Canopy Cradle Child without Base: 1970s Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, N34, Schlaf Kindlein Schlaf. (German Wall Figure Fairy Tale Wood Picture Handicraft Antique Toy Fretwork Old Shabby...
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Beach Girl with Water Ball: 1970s Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on plywood. This is one of the first German Wall Figures I ever saw. That was back in 2014....
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Little Red Riding Hood with Long Braids: 1970er Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. In the 1970s Mertens-Kunst perfected screen-printing. What helped a lot was Mr.Mertens having bought the manufactory „Original...
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Rumpelstiltskin with Grey Hood: 1970s Mertens-Kunst 23cm

In the 1970s Mertens-Kunst perfected screen-printing. What helped a lot was Mr.Mertens having bought the manufactory „Original Bergischer Engel“. Mr.Mertens...
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Screen-Printed Dwarf on Fly Agaric Mushroom: 1970s Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood, B 1146, Zwerg mit Pilz. Toadstools have always been popular guests on fairy tale wood pictures, sometimes...
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7 Ravens with Light Blue Dress: 1980s Mertens-Kunst 22cm

Screen-printed on plywood. Height: 22 cm. This wall figure shows us how much the times have changed: Compare it to...
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