RARE Lot Vtg Raumschmuck Hammerleubsdorf Germany Wooden Wood Bunny Rabbit Figure. These rare grouping of darling vintage Raumschmuck Hammerleubsdorf miniature wooden Easter bunnies -- made in Germany Democratic Republic in the 1950s -- are small in stature (approx 2-1/4" high x 5/8" diameter), but big on charm. The stamped marking on the base of the figures reads: Raumschmuck Hammerleubsdorf / Made in Germany Democratic Republic. " Translated, this means: "Room decoration, Hammerleubsdorf for the town where they were made. Overall they are in amazing shape seeing as they are nearly 70 years old!
One bench has a broken side (see image) and a few bunnies have small cracks or chips in the paint (see images). But compared to the rare few other examples I found on the internet they are in really really good shape! You get everything you see in the pictures!ABOUT GERMAN WOODEN EASTER RABBITS. Easter Rabbits bringing Eggs are a very German tradition. The Erzebirge Mountains in Germany are famous for their beautiful seasonal Wood Carvings, so Easter Time, the carvings are of der Osterhase the Easter Bunny! The Hand Carved German Wooden Easter Bunnies are made into ornaments, smokers, figurines, candles and pyramids.
You can even find beautiful and collectible music boxes. The Erzgebirge Mountains (Ore Mountains) in South Eastern Germany (once a part of the German Democratic Republic or DDR) were a center for silver and tin mining. Because Miners needed to be familiar with tools and woodwork to help shore up the tunnels. In their off-time, the miners would carve figures and toys.Their land was not ideal for farming but the talent for woodcarving was famous. They began producing toys and religious figures to sell to tradesmen, who would take their wares all over Germany. Today, there are several main Workshops or Collectives of families that maintain the old traditions of hand carved and hand painted figures. These Pyramids, Incense Smokers, Music Boxes and Figurines are destined to become family heirlooms. The item "RARE Lot Vtg Raumschmuck Hammerleubsdorf Germany Wooden Wood Bunny Rabbit Figure" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Easter\Modern (1960-1990)\Bunnies, Rabbits". The seller is "mandahbaka" and is located in Galloway, Ohio.
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