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Here you find all the German Wall Figures of this website, more than 1000 different ones:


1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Corpse White Snow White 12x18cm

- Hand-painted on 5mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950 German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Hedgehog Mecki / Mertens-Kunst 23cm

- It might be the Hoerzu-Mecki of the German TV-Magazine. - It might also be depicting the story of "The...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted King Thrushbeard / Ravi-Kunst 24cm

- Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. - I like the color scheme with lots of light blue. Enter the following in the...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Large Hand-painted Soap Bubble Dwarf / Mertens-Kunst 30cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1960 German Wall Figures ▶︎Tiny Hansel, Gretel and Witch / Muenchner-Kunst 11cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Bunny Girl / Copy of the Hellerkunst Original

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Flower Wreath Dance Children on Green Base / Hellerkunst 21cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted 7 Miles on Wide Base / Mertens-Kunst 23cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Little Brother and Little Sister 21cm / Vobach

Great work after the Vorbach template of the 1930s. Larger than usual. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎War Time Little Red Riding Hood / Mertens-Kunst 20cm

Mertens-Kunst couldn't order quaility plywood during the 2nd World War as easily as before. That means: The figures got smaller....
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Yellow Key Fairy / Mertens-Kunst 20cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Lazy Daughter with Hands on Face / Mertens-Kunst 22cm

Brothers Grimm's Mother Holle / Hulda. (Pitchen Mary) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Antique Thumbelina with Waterfall Hair / Mertens-Kunst 18cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Tender Mother with Waterfall Hair / Mertens-Kunst 20cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Wide Little Red Riding Hood with Swim Cap 15cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Wide Mother Holle with Golden Mary / Chrijo Müller 22cm

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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Little Hiker with Sack 14cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Dainty Cinderella / Zaandijk Holland 20cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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German Wall Figure ▶︎1940s+1970s Grossmann Goose Maid each 18cm #germanwallfigures

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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German Wall Figure 18cm ▶︎Hand-painted Dwarf with Snow Tree #germanwallfigures

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Little Red Riding Hood with Shades 20cm

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Pretty Goose Girl with Blond Bun / 21cm

- I like her cheeky look. - I don't now the producer, but it's high quality work! Enter the following...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Frog King Princess with Hair Net / 20cm

- Quality work, unknown producer. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Antique Hand-Painted Double Bass Dwarf / 20cm

- This wood picture has a stamp on the back that says "Kunstgewerbeliche Handarbeit" and "No 3". I would love...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Cloud Sailors with Yellow Flag / Hellerkunst

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Red Sleeping Beauty / Ravi-Kunst 21cm

- I love Lisa Viertel's layer look. You can tell she was a tailor, too! Enter the following in the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Dwarf from Spielzeug-Rasch / Ravi-Kunst

Look at the red label: Lisa Viertel, designer, painter and owner of Ravi-Kunst produced in Hamburg and sold to the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Pinetree Snow White with Doll Dwarf / 26cm

- A very unusual wood picture. I would love to know the producer's name. Can you help? Please use the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Framed Hansel and Gretel with Witch House / Graupner

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Hansel and Gretel with Flower Wreath / GDR

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Small Dwarf with Mushroom Hat / Original Bergischer Engel

- Look at the base: It's got nearly the same size as the Fly Agaric Toadstool. Very unusual. Enter the...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Sleeping Beauty with Fretwork Thorns

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Little Buck on Wide Base / Hellerkunst

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Enchanting Long Braids Snow White with Dwarfs / Hand-painted

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Light Blue Frog Princess with Giant Bow / Ravi-Kunst

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella at her Mother’s Grave / Hellerkunst

The mother's grave is a rare Cinderella Scene on Wall Figures. Most of the time Cinderella is depicted with the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella with Braid and Jug / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

I love this Cinderella by Edelholz Freiberg. I have not found this motive being done by any other manufactury. It...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella at Shoe Trial / Graupner Fretwork (5369)

The average Cinderella wall figure shows her with a dove, but here we’ve got a whole different scene, the famous...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Checkered Tiles Cinderella / Christmas 1941 / Muenchner Kunst

A date on the back of a antique wall figure is very valuable - it helps to tell when a...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella with Dove Cluster / Graupner (5268) ❒

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild In the 1960s is was a ritual in many families to have...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Heart Base Dove Circle Cinderella / Graupner

It's an attractive motive with the surrounding doves. That's what made it difficult fretwork, too! Giving this task to a...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Long Braid Cinderella with Raised Dove

No size zero in the 1930s. Hand-painted and rare, a wall figure with inner movement. Cinderella tenderly holding a dove....
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Happy Cinderella on Wood Bench / Pebaro (?)

A great hobby work. I am not sure whether the template is by Pebaro or Graupner. Hand-painted on wood with...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Slim Blue Cinderella / Christmas 1939 / Ilse Schneider

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. The dedication on the back says "Christmas 1939". A piece of normality in the first...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella in Grey Dress / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. The colors fit poor Cinderella, the patched up dress, too. ("Ravi-Kunst M/7 Aschenputtel Cinderella" / Stamp with...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Brown Cinderella on Wartime Cardboard

(2nd World War) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Kneeling Cinderella with Braided Bun

An unusual Cinderella what with the hair do and the long puffy sleeves. Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare....
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Light Blue Stove Cinderella 21cm / Edelholz Freiberg

Hand-painted on several layers wood to make it more solid. I love the contrasting colors of light blue dress and...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella in Dull War Colors / Mertens-Kunst

This is one of the pale wall figures produced during the 2nd World War. The colors were applied very thinly...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Brown Cinderella on Red Bow Base / Goldi

Hand-painted on wood with thick colors and varnish. I like the simple color scheme with the two shades of red....
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella in Working Shoes / Mertens-Kunst

The girl is very earnest und the doves’s position is unusual: On neck and knees. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Balloon Skirt Cinderella with Grey Doves / Mertens-Kunst

This Cinderella comes with white and with grey doves. Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. ("No19 Aschenbrödel") Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Long Braid Cinderella / Mertens-Kunst 19cm

- Beautiful color scheme and touching with the too big shirt and the patched up dress. - Early screenprint with...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Grey Cinderella / Mertens-Kunst

There are many different Mertens-Kunst Cinderellas, many of them having the same number. (A70 Aschenbrödel) Enter the following in the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cute Blue Vest Cinderella / Mertens-Kunst

There is a similar Mertens version with Cinderella raising her apron, only with red vest and red bun. Enter the...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Slim Cinderella on Yellow Base / Wrangel

Almost 0,8 cm thick wood, that is very unusual for German Wall Figures, normally the wood is 0,3 cm thick....
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella with very Long Legs / Mertens-Kunst

Where is the average harmony of Mertens-Kunst here? You never know, maybe the artist had a daughter growing too fast...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted kneeling Cinderella with Braid Hair / Hellerkunst

There are two kneeling version by Hellerkunst, the first one was very solemn (enter "page cut" in the search!), this...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Earnest Black Base Cinderella / Pfeil (?)

A black base, that is very unusual. And the open mouth, that is unusual, too. Not the fact that it...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cute Red Vest Cinderella / Mertens-Kunst

Look at her raising her apron! There is a second Mertens design where she does that, only with Blue Vest...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella on Wartime Cardboard / Hilla (?)

During war times some manufacturers painted on cardboard instead of wood. And the faces got sad. Here you find both....
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1940er German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Cinderella with Red Cap / Original Bergischer Engel

Hand-painted on wood with varnish and rare. On the back you see the stamp of the first years, later there...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Wide Stove Cinderella / Ravi-Kunst

Again the red brick stones, adding to the vivid color scheme. This wood picture was meant for a children's coat...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Hellerkunst Cinderella in Ball Dress

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Most wood pictures show the poor Cinderella. Here we have an exception, Cinderella the prom queen! ("Hellerkunst...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella with Head Dove / Muenchner-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Apron Dress Cinderella without Base / Ravi-Kunst

This is a beautiful light blue dark blue color scheme, completed with Cinderella's blond hair. Hand-painted on 3mm plywood. Enter...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Sitting Stove Cinderella / Ravi-Kunst

One of the Cinderella Series with Red Brick Stones. The Stones make a nice contrast in the color scheme. Hand-painted...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella in Comic Style / EW-Figuren

Hand-painted on unusually light 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cute Tea Kettle Cinderella / Pebaro Fretwork

The hobby artist was not great painter, but I like the color scheme and the dotted head scarf. And look...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Page Cut Cinderella / Hellerkunst

Attraction: Again, the simplicity and the haptics. Virtual worlds make us yearn for something beautiful and solid to hold in...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Blue Treestump Cinderella / Original Bergischer Engel

Mrs. Gruner-Witkop, who had turned 90 in November 2018, told me in February 2019 on the telephone that she remembers...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Light Blue Exhausted Bun Cinderella / Hellerkunst

This fairy tale wood picture shows the poor Cinderella, and suffering to boot. ("HELLER" imprinted with pine tree. Grey cloth...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cute Light Blue Cinderella without Base / Mertens-Kunst

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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1950s Märchen-Holzbild ▶︎Round Base Cinderella with Frilly Underskirt / Original Bergischer Engel

Very pretty and very rare. I love the dove on her hand! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red High Hair Cinderella with Grey Apron / Mertens-Kunst

BB 5 Cendrillon // Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Look at the put up braid, on top of her head. That's a...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Head Dove Cinderella in Pastel Colors / Muenchner

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Fireplace Cinderella Drying her Socks / Hilla

Unfortunately Hilla was not so great at drawing faces, but look at the accessories: The clothesline, the towel and the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cinderella with her Mother’s Grave and Tree / Graupner

Rare is the wall figure with her mother's grave. This is one of two I have known so far. Enter...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎High Hair Cinderella with Broom / Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywood. Look at the blond beehive do with the little red bows. And the broom is unusual, too:...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Blond Cinderella in Red Pinafore Dress / Original Bergischer Engel

This red dress is SO mid-century! It represents the girl fashion of that time beautifully! I also love the friendly...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Cinderella on Red Kitchen Tiles

From the bottom to Cinderella's middle there seems to be a large triangle. Very simple and reduced, with an odd...
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1980s German Wall Figure ▶︎Fretwork Cinderella with Long Braid / Pebaro

The template got produced in the 1970s. This hobby work however was done by Brigitte Lange for her son Martin...
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1940er German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Stool Cinderella with Blond Braid / Hilla

Hilla has a style of their own. On this Cinderella wall figure the thin lines were drawn with a black...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Standing Pastel Cinderella / Muenchner-Kunst

Beautiful colors, a little piece of vintage nursery wood art in pastel. Hand-painted on plywood. Enter the following in the...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Antique Solemn Little Brother and Little Sister / Mertens-Kunst

This is very early Mertens-Kunst, hand-painted on wood with varnish. Most of the first motives by Mertens had solemn faces...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Flying Skirts Little Brother and Little Sister / Mertens-Kunst

This was the most popular Wood Picture by Mertens-Kunst. For more than 20 years it got copied and copied, with...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Kissing Little Brother and Little Sister / Mertens-Kunst 15cm

- Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood, height 15cm. The most tender wall figure of them all with a just a little retreating...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Bell Doe / Muenchner-Kunst

Good wood, thick layers of paint and thick varnish, too. That reminds of Ravi-Kunst. The Munich Art also invested in...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Long Hair / Original Bergischer Engel

I like the golden hair band. Later almost all producers of wood pictures used yellow instead of gold. Enter the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister 18cm / Edelholz Freiberg (GDR)

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, a nice thick color layer. You see this version quite often, it was copied very...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister / Hellerkunst 29cm #maerchenholzbilder

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Neckband / Graupner (5339)

(New in 1959) This is the scene of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale where the little sister provides her litte...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Short Hair Little Brother and Little Sister 24cm / Hellerkunst

This is an unusual version of this fairy tale with the Little Sister having short hair. Dark and short -...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother+Little Sister with Flower Wreath

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with matte varnish. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Toadstool Chair / Grossmann

Around 1970 Grossmann changed from hand-painting to the technique of screen-printing, like other manufacturers had done, too. Enter the following...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Sister Embracing Little Brother / Mertens-Kunst

There are two similar versions of this loving duo: In the other one the sister is kissing Little Brother on...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Short Hair / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. Red, yellow and light blue are a pretty color scheme, add the fresh green and you have...
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1970s Fairy Tale Picture ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister made of Plastic 20cm / Hellerkunst

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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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Chawl Collar / Graupner (5009)

(Graubele) You don't find this version quite often, with many variation of the colors. I guess the first template didn't...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Corkscrew Curls / Muenchner-Kunst

This is a very small wood picture. Munchner-Kunst really tested all sizes, this is one of the smallest. ("Münchner Kunst...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Brother and Little Sister with Flower Wreath / Hellerkunst

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son Ralf Heller took over in 1966, after...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Psychedelic Little Brother and Little Sister 20cm / Mertens-Kunst

Screen-printed on 3mm-plywoood. ("N 7 Brüderchen und Schwesterchen / Little brother and sister / Petit frere et petite soeur /...
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1980s German Wall Figure ▶︎Modern Little Brother and Little Sister with Braids / Mertens-Kunst

"Modern Fairy Tales" by Mertens-Kunst: Those 1980s versions were the last ones produced by Mertens-Kunst. Enter the following in the...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Pink Sleeping Beauty with Sailor Collar / Mertens-Kunst

(B15) A red sailor collar! Might be the only one as far as wall figures go! I always imagine the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Early hand-painted Light Blue Sleeping Beauty / Ravi-Kunst

Light blue with pink flowers - always a wonderful color scheme! And the gold of the tiny crown completes it....
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Antique Hand-painted Thron Base Sleeping Beauty 26cm / Hellerkunst

What a great idea,o make the base a thorn. Very beautyful. Hand-painted on wood. ("Hellerkunst --" / Wood hanger) Enter...
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1940s German Wall Figure 25cm ▶︎Hand-painted Pink Sleeping Beauty with Rose Tendrils

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood. ("Handarbeit" as stamp / unreadable triangel stamp or pen) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Pink Sleeping Beauty with Waterfall Hair 21cm / Mertens-Kunst

Early Mertens-Kunst had very long hair! This beautiful Sleeping Beauty version comes in red and powder pink. It was produced...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Light Blue Sleeping Beauty with Rose Bouquet / Muenchner-Kunst

Hand-painted on 6mm-plywood with matte varnish. I love the light and friendly color scheme. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search:...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Sleeping Beauty with Chain Cape / Fretwork Pebaro

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Blue Base Sleeping Beauty with Flower Crown 23cm / Mertens-Kunst

I have known of seven differnt Sleeping Beauties by Mertens-Kunst so far. Three are wearing pink flower dresses, I try...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Closed Eyes Sleeping Beauty in Light Blue Skirt / Original Bergischer Engel

Another picture of Johanna Gruner-Witkop’s archive: I got the chance to take pictures and wondered about the „double base“. Enter...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Sleeping Beauty with Blond Hair / Original Bergischer Engel

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1950er Maerchen-Holzbild (My Ebay.de-shop is called maerchenholzbilder)
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Hair Sleeping Beauty without Base 23cm / Ravi-Kunst

In the 1960s childlike facial features appeared on many fairy tale wood pictures. That meant a bigger head, large eyes...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Sleeping Beauty in Salmon Stripe Dress / Mertens-Kunst

An explosion of color: Just after the 2nd World War that's what Mertens-Kunst made! Quality material was available again, the...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Flower Dress Sleeping Beauty without Base 21cm / Hellerkunst

Screen-printed with additional hand-painting. Later the color gold got replaced by yellow, not only on this motive. Look at the...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Pink Sleeping Beauty with High Hair / Mertens-Kunst #germanwallfigures

Roses in her hair, roses on her dress seam: This is the Roses Sleeping Beauty. In the German name "Dornroeschen",...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Blue Sleeping Beauty on Wartime Cardboard

I have held two similar items in my hands, both with this motive: One made of wood, one made of...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Thorn Tree Sleeping Beauty with Evil Fairy 23cm / Liha (Lika)

Hand-painted on 4mm-plywood with varnish. I like the thorn tree, you hardly see it on fairy tale wood pictures. And...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Large Sleeping Beauty with Throne and Pillow 28cm / Hellerkunst

This is a large and wide wall figure! We have throne and a pillow, too. In the 1970s Heller produced...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Sleeping Beauty in Pink Coat Dress / Ore Mountains / WEHA

WEHA stands for "Werkstaetten Haupt" founded by Fritz Haupt in 1946. Many of his fairy tale wood pictures were the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Cute Pink Cinderella with Big Head / Mertens-Kunst

Google the German Kindchenschema, it's history is like the German word Kindergarten. Big head means cuter, big eyes, too. But...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Base Sleeping Beauty with Prince 20cm / Graupner (5437f)

More often than not Sleeping Beauty is sleeping alone on fairy tale wood pictures. Here we have one of the...
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1930s German Wall Figure 24cm ▶︎Hand-painted Pink Raindrop Fairy

Hand-painted on plywood. What a beautiful highlight! Unfortunately I don't know the producer's name. The base is typical of the...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Red Riding Hood in Plaited Skirt / Ore Mountains (GDR)

Hand-painted on 3,5 mm-plywood. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Fairy Child as Lucky Mushroom / Mertens-Kunst

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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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted White Flute Angel in Moon Crescent

Hand-painted on wood, with varnish. It is a beautiful wall figure with a harmonious color scheme, but I don't know...
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1930er German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Blue Art Deco Fairy Child with Cowslip

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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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎White Art Deco Fairy as Snowdrop Flower / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on 3mm-plywood and very very pretty! Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Singing Angels as Candle Holder / Graupner

Those tiny angels were very popular in Germany back then. Printed wood template on 3mm-plywood. Fretwork template. Enter the following...
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1960s German Fretwork Template ▶︎Lute Angel as Candle Holder / Graupner Hobby Craft (5397c)

One of the popular little candle angels. Printed on 3mm-plywood with coloring suggestions. (Fretwork Template) Enter the following in the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Golden Mary with Jesus and Angels

This is one of the rare religious motives on Children’s Wood Figures. I love the light and gold details on...
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1930s Wooden Candle Holder ▶︎Angel Polishing a Star / German Art / Hellerkunst

An engaging motive once you've got figured out what the angel is doing here. I like the beautiful color scheme...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Fairy Child on Autumn Leaf 14cm / Hellerkunst

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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1940s German Wall Figure 21cm ▶︎Sun Flower with Fairy and Bee / Hellerkunst

One of the Hellerkunst fairies, in this case a tiny bee sized fairy. ("B/30 Biene / Kunsthaus Messing Kassel") Enter...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Candle Angel with Corkscrew Curls / “Ingeborg Immel”

On the back someone wrote with a pencil: "Original von Ingeborg Immel", so it's an original by a woman named...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Kneeling Fairy Child with Mushroom Hat / Mertens-Kunst

Toadstools have always been popular guests wall figures, sometimes they even were a big part of the motive or the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Short Hair Angel with Golden Key and Base 23cm / Hellerkunst

There is a newer version by Magda Heller's son, Ralf Heller. In that new version there is no base. ("Hellerkunst...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Star Girl with Red Cap 22cm / Hand-painted / Hellerkunst

The star is made of two hues of yellow. The top color looks like very thin paper, but it is...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Light Blue Flower Fairy / Hand-painted / Ravi-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood with varnish, very endearing. It belongs to the four seasons series by Ravi-Kunst. (J/1 Frühling / spring)...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Fairy on Raven Branch / Hand-painted / Hosenmatz

An unusual fairy, but I named her fairy for the following reasons: 1. She is sitting on a rather slim...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎White Moon Angel as Christmas Tree Decoration / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood. Faces are hard to paint, this one is so beautiful. The detailed Pixie cut and the pink...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Sleeping Fairy with Moon and Pinetree / Hellerkunst

Once again, Magda Heller's eerie light made of yellow and light green! This wood picture is very enchanting. # (Hellerkunst...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Guitar Christmas Angel / Hand-painted / Hellerkunst

This wood plaque belongs to the Christmas editions of Hellerkunst. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s Märchen-Holzbild ▶︎Kneeling Blue Angel at Baby Cradle / Kleur en Profiel

On many of this manufacturers's back sides it says: Made in Holland. This is one of the exceptions, no German...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Yellow Cradle Angels with Bellflower / Hellerkunst

This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Angel with Christmas Tree 21cm / Hellerkunst

One of the few Christmas motives by Hellerkunst and the prettiest of all the Hellerkunst angels. ("Hellerkunst AM/8 Dezember" /...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Yellow Angel Pair with Hovering Stars 21cm / Hellerkunst

Hand-painted on plywood. This is one of the Christmas Wood Pictures designed by Hellerkunst. Look at the hovering stars! ("Hellerkunst...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Christmas Angel on Wooden Postcard / Hellerkunst 15cm

What an endearing idea, hand-painted Christmas Card made of wood! I bet those who were lucky enough to receive one...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Flared Trousers Angel with Bellflower / Hosenmatz

Very unusual what with the fared trousers and the tiny wings. Hosenmatz was a manufacturer who had lots of original...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Blessing Yellow Cradle Angels / Hellerkunst

This wall figure belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck with 14 protecting angels. A line in the...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Large Cradle with Four Angels / Hellerkunst

The height is 46cm, so it's really huge. This wood picture belongs to the famous Evening Prayer by Engelbert Humperdinck...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Kneeling Yellow Cradle Angels / Hellerkunst

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 German Wall Figure ▶︎Yellow Cradle Angels with Heaven Blanket / Hellerkunst

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 German Wall Figure ▶︎Pointing Yellow Cradle Angels 21cm / Hellerkunst

"... two to whom 'tis given, to guide my steps to heaven", this is what Humperdinck wrote in his famous...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Large Holy Family with Baby Jesus / Hellerkunst

This is a huge wood picture on thick wood. It is hand-painted. (Christmas Mary Joseph) (Hellerkunst --) Enter the following...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Red Key Angel without Base 22cm / Hellerkunst

The original wood picture here was designed by Magda Heller. When her son RALF HELLER took over in 1966, after...
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▶︎ KHM 24 Mother Holle

Also called Mother Hulda.
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Pitchen Mary in Orange Dress / Mertens-Kunst

This design is still influenced by the Art Deco style. A beautiful color scheme. This wall figure shows the story...
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1940er German Wall Figure ▶︎Classic Mother Holle with Cloud / Mertens-Kunst

The Mother Holle Fairy Tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Golden Mary with Red Belt / Mertens-Kunst

Hand-painted on wood and very rare. A wonderful color scheme with light blue, yellow and a bit red. (Mother Holle...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Golden Daughter with Snow Tree / Paul May

A typical Mother Holle motive. The unusual thing about this one is the winter forest pine and that there is...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle with Window and Pointed Roof / 3 Tannen G

This producer has a very unique style - how to put it? Colorful and round! Let’s not start with the...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle with Heart Window / Ravi-Kunst

It's hand-painted on wood with varnish. This is a beautiful Mother Holle, just look at the details: The shadows on...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle with Snow Village 27cm / Graupner (5040)

(Graubele) ( -- ) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1940er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Wide Mother Holle with Snow Kids 22cm / Graupner (?)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1950s Märchen-Holzbild ▶︎Colorful Mother Holle with Orange Head Scarf / Mertens-Kunst

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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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle with Brick Stone Window / Ravi-Kunst

Once again, the red brick stones, adding some color to this Mother Holle design. You also find it in the...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Friendly Mother Holle with High Bonnet / Graupner (5576)

Unfinished projects - they are beautiful because they highlight how great it is to finish a project which is your...
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Hand-painted Golden Daughter with Balcony (Mother Holle)

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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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Little Girl with Giant Pillow 17cm / Pebaro (?)

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Lazy Daughter with Ponytail / Mertens-Kunst

The Mother Holle fairy tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Good Daughter with Cloud / Edelholz Freiberg

There are other words for this girl: Good Daughter or Golden Mary. I like the the beautiful light colors and...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎ Mother Holle on Feather Base / Original Bergischer Engel

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 German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Golden Daugter at Gold Gate 23cm / Ravi-Kunst

What I like about Ravi-Kunst is that they sometimes show unusual details or scenes of the fairy tales. This is...
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Golden Mary with High Hair / Mertens-Kunst

(Mother Holle / Hulda / Good Daughter / Bad Daughter / Pitchen Mary) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1960er...
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Good Daughter with Red Hair / Mertens-Kunst

Early screen-print on wood with added hand-painting, quite rare. The orange-red hair is rather unusual, combined with the red vest....
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1950s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle on Blue Heart Base 17cm / Muenchner-Kunst

How do you paint the snow on the village and on the pillow? Enlarge the picture, then it becomes clear!...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle on Blue Cloud / Hand-painted / Vobach

A nice little wall hanging, hand-painted on 5mm-wood. (Mother Holle / Hulda) Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1960s German Wall Figure ▶︎Mother Holle’s Face Wiping Lazy Daughter / Mertens-Kunst

The Mother Holle Fairy Tale includes the Good and the Lazy Daughter. In German, it’s Frau Holle with Goldmarie and...
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1970s German Wall Figure ▶︎Frog King Princess with Décolleté 21cm / Ore Mountains

Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1970er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1940s German Wall Figure ▶︎Blue Frog King Princess with Oval Mouth / Original Bergischer Engel

Look at the long face and the round mouth! The artist, Mrs. Gruner-Witkop (90 in November 2018) told me, that...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Enchanting Red Frog King Princess with Layered Dress

Hand-painted on wood with varnish. Enchanting in its simplicity and beauty. Enter the following in the Ebay.de-search: 1930er Maerchen-Holzbild
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Round Frame Frog King with Well / Graupner (5127)

This design is still influenced by the Art Deco style. It is a beautiful work, look at the details of...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Yellow Frog King Princess with Small Crown / Mertens-Kunst

Here we go again: Early Mertens equals beautiful most of the time. Very simple and very enchanting. Hand-painted on wood,...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Slim Frog King Princess in Red Dress / Ilse Schneider

Ilse Schneider used to work for Magda and Georg Heller in the early 1930s. Later she had her own manufactory,...
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1930s German Wall Figure ▶︎Yellow Frog King Princess with Wide Crown / Mertens-Kunst

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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