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Ulbricht Nutcracker Signing Event
15 November 2013
Author: John & Sarah Ranes November/15/13

Gunther Ulbricht Nutcracker Signing
Friday Nov 15th 2013
2:00pm to 7:00pm

For the Seventeenth consecutive year, The Frame Workshop will be honored to host a visit by a family member of the respected German nutcracker maker, Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht.

We welcome Gunther Ulbricht, on his ninth visit during our annual Christmas Open House. We are fortunate as The Frame Workshop is only one of a handful of stops across the United States part of the 2013 Ulbricht U.S. tour.

The 2013 Toymaker nutcraker pictured to the right showcases the attention to detail that is found in every item produced in the Ulbricht workshops...

Toymaker - 2013 Limited Edition nutcracker by Ulbricht
Gunther Ulbricht

Gunther, who with his sister, Ines, represents the third generation of this well known firm based in Bavaria and the Erzgebirge.

Gunther has inherited great creative ability. Many of the most artistic of the nutcrackers produced today bear his designs. In his private time he is a fine artist, painting both portraits and landscapes.

Gunther Ulbricht

The tradition of an annual "tour bird" continues in 2013 with a Corbie the Raven - This special cracking bird, pictured to the right is a limited edition nutcracker and measures 5-3/8 inches. This Corbie is available only through select retail dealers in the United States that host an artist visit and signing event during this year.

2013 Tour Bird nutcracker by Ulbricht - Corbie the Raven
2013 Tour Bird - Corbie the Raven
The 2013 Corbie the Raven becomes the 17th in this series of tour birds that began with "The Woodpecker" in 1997.

Rustic Santa Claus Nutcracker by Ulbricht - 2013 Limited Edition

If you are unable to attend the signing event in Appleton, but would still like to order this event piece please click on Corbie the Raven - 2013 Tour Bird to order online. These will all be signed by Gunther and dated 2013.

-- If you have any further questions regarding Gunther's visit or Ulbricht Nutcrackers & Smokers, please Email us or please watch our TV Spot announcing Gunther's 2008 visit on Windows Media Player.

Gunther has toured the United States on numerous occasions, and will make his ninth return appearance to The Frame Workshop in Appleton. This will be our fifth Christmas Open House event in our larger location at 430 E Northland Avenue - Memorial Square!

On this page we have displayed only a couple of the new 2013 Nutcrackers from Holzkunst Christian Ulbricht. Please visit our website or our shop to see the entire range of wonderful German wooden products produced by this respected firm. We begin decorating for the Holidays in late September!

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