Natural King Black Forest German Nutcracker. It is not very often you see a king nutcracker that is of natural and stained woods but this is a fine example of this style. Natural King of the Black Forest German Nutcracker stands about 36.5 cm tall (almost 14 1/2 inches) and was made by craftsmen in the workshops in the Erzgebirge region where the wooden nutcracker was first made Seiffen Germany. This Natural King Nutcracker was made by the Fuchtner family and it was Wilhelm Friedrich Fuchtner that is credited with first creating the wooden nutcracker back in 1870. As far back as 1786 Gotthelf Friedrich Fuchtner was selling wooden figurines at the Dresdener Striezel Market to supplement his family’s carpenter business. Natural King of the Black Forest German Nutcracker is signed by Volker Fuchtner the head of the family Nutcracker business (and Volker Fuchtner is the 6th generation of Fuchtner’s running this Nutcracker family business). A true collectible that has a history and a beauty that will last for generations to come.
Keep up with the future by buying a little bit of the past. A traditional handcrafted German Nutcracker will fulfill your Christmas Holiday dreams.