Steinbach Chubby Bug Collector Nutcracker-Limited Edition-SignedItem#: HN-PPC214
A unique twist on a timeless classic, this "Chubby Bug Collector" nutcracker is a highly collectable, limited edition design that is signed by the late Christian Steinbach. Hand-crafted in Germany, using solid wood construction, this design features hand-carved details that are further embellished with free-hand paint strokes for a stunning effect. This sweet nutcracker is fully articulated and features a bug collector theme that is sure to add a quaint detail to your holiday décor. This design measures 11 inches tall.
- High-quality wood carved by hands
- Hand-painted and carved by German craftsmen
- Fancy nutcracker perfect for holiday festivities
- Produced exclusively by Steinbach
- Signed by late Christian Steinbach
- Height measures 11 in.
Whether you are shopping for the serious collector, or just looking for a unique gift, you will love the Steinbach Chubby Bug Nutcracker. This charming, decorative nutcracker is perfect for the budding entomologist. This 11-inch figurine is carved by German artisans and painted free-hand in painstaking detail. He is fully outfitted in a painted safari outfit, complete with wooden hat, bug-catching mesh net, gold binoculars, and a little ladybug friend at the round base. This piece is hand-signed by the late Christian Steinbach.
Steinbach is recognized for the unique design of their wood-carved creations developed many years ago by Herr Christian Steinbach. The Steinbach family started making nutcrackers and other items in the 1800s in the Alpine regions of Germany.
The tradition of creating hand-carved Steinbach German Nutcrackers is carried on by the Steinbach family, which remains responsible for the product concept development, design, manufacture, and quality control at the Hohenhameln factory in the northern region of Germany.
Steinbach items are highly collectible. If you are starting a new collection or adding to your existing collection, you will love these unique masterpieces. These treasured collectibles are handed down from generation to generation.
The Making of Steinbach Nutcrackers
Steinbach nutcrackers are each produced using up to 130 separate procedures. Genuine hardwood is cut and shaped into specific sizes and parts. The wood is then turned by hand, using an ancient process that creates smooth, clean surfaces. The pieces are then lathed and polished and drilled before they are turned over to experienced craftsmen who prime and spray them repeatedly, alternating the process with drying to produce an even tone. Carving comes next; wood-carving artisans use knives and finely-honed skill to add personality and detail to the pieces. Finally, the painters take over; trained German artists paint these nutcrackers free-hand, allowing each color to dry before the next is applied. The final result is a truly unique, one-of-a-kind product that's a must-have for collectors and art lovers alike.
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