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Ulbricht Nutcracker Signing Event
14 November 2014
Author: John & Sarah Ranes November/14/14

Gunther Ulbricht Nutcracker Signing
Friday Nov 14th 2014
2:00pm to 7:00pm

For the Eighteenth 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 tenth 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 2014 Ulbricht U.S. tour.

Santa with Reindeer - 2014 Limited Edition nutcracker by Ulbricht
The 2014 Santa with Reindeer nutcracker pictured above showcases the attention to detail that is found in every item produced in the Ulbricht workshops...

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

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 nutcracker continues in 2014 with a Peacock - This special cracking bird, pictured to the right is a limited edition nutcracker and measures 6-7/8 inches. This Peacock "Cracking Bird" is available only through select retail dealers in the United States that host an artist visit and signing event during this year.

2014 Tour Bird nutcracker by Ulbricht - Peacock
2014 Tour Bird - Peacock
The 2014 Peacock becomes the 18th in this series of tour birds that began with "The Woodpecker" in 1997.

Snow Globe Santa Nutcracker by Ulbricht - 2014 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 Peacock - 2014 Tour Bird to order online. These will all be signed by Gunther and dated 2014.

-- 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 tenth return appearance to The Frame Workshop in Appleton. This will be our sixth 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 2014 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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