the story of porcelain figures: the crib figurines from Gräfenthal are relatively young: it was only in the often maligned fifties that the figures were born, which, despite their awe-inspiring charm and a German manufactory have been afordable with a small budget. When you look closer, you are getting more and more of the essence: Christmas for all.
in Germany from hard Porcelain which is composed from kaolin, feldspar and quartz. crib figurines has a biscuit surface without glaze. The living offers the mostly required supplement parts - from Scheich to Jesuskind, from Dromedar to Scheich.
and a fine painting characterize the figurines of Gräfenthal by Reichenbach.
in Gräfenthal, a small town at the foot of the 'Rennsteig' in the Thüringischen Schiefergebirge(Thuringian Slate Mountain Range ), the company arised from small house paintings and was soon specialized in figurines of porcelain. Thuringia was split in many dukedoms and at the middle of the year 19.th century several such 'factories' were originated, which devoted themselves to small, but very high-quality objects. These got by with little material and transport expenditure, required however a high...
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