THE ARTIST: German Nutcracker
ORIGIN OF THE WORK: U.S.A Internet 2001
GERMAN CHRISTIAN ULBRICHT DENTIST NUTCRACKERHERE IS THE|
HAND CARVED, HAND PAINTED GERMAN DENTIST NUTCRACKER BY
CHRISTIAN ULBRICTH WITH PLIERS IN ONE HAND AND A LARGE
PULLED TOOTH IN THE OTHER. HE ALSO HAS HIS LARGE HAMMER
HANGING ON HIS APRON. HE IS MARKED "HOLZKUNST CHRISTIAN
ULBRICHT - HANDMADE IN WEST GERMANY" ON HIS BASE AND HE
ALSO HAS HIS LITTLE ORIGINAL.
For most of two centuries the Steinbach family has been producing fine wood
products. Today, Herr Christian Steinbach heads the family operation carrying
on the tradition with his daughter Karla. Karla Steinbach, who is Vice President,
is being groomed to become the sixth generation to head the company after her
father retires. Together they oversee product development and quality control
at the factory now located in Hohenhameln in the northern region of Germany.