In May 2018 a masterly trio of owls joined our collection. They are a reissue of figurines that first appeared in the company catalog for 1930. No other group of figurines from Wendt & Kühn combines perfection of form and color as impressively as these owls. The way they are painted is quite unique and makes them true masterpieces of figurative craftsmanship. An exclusive video shows the painstaking work that goes into their production and how the unique paint effects are achieved. You will be amazed!
When you see owls meeting up with penguins, the “Sterntaler Girl” hanging out with Cinderella, and little Tom Thumb bumping into Puss in Boots, you know that fairy tale magic has come to Wendt & Kühn. Our special exhibition “In the realm of the imagination – figurines depicting fairy tales, animals and children” presents a selection of them at Wendt & Kühn World in Grünhainichen – together with rare drawings and old children’s books. Experience this animal and fairy tale magic every day from 10am to 5pm. We look forward to welcoming you!
The visible excitement on the children’s faces, their colorful goodie bags, the beaming parents: The first day of school is like no other, and one rarely forgotten. Why not commemorate it with a truly personal gift for your little protégé? The name of your first-grader plus the year can be added to either of our Schoolchildren according to your exact personal wishes. Thus creating an utterly unique piece to accompany your darling throughout their entire schooling – from very first day to ultimate diploma.
It’s certainly no secret that the musical talents of our Grünhainichen Angels® are known around the world. But even offstage, they still sing to our hearts – as our Angel with Letter and Flowers. As an ambassador of the heart, this cherub makes a gift sure to delight any special loved one. And not just on birthdays or Christmas. Especially as a lovely little surprise in good as well as hard times, from a heartfelt apology to a sincere thank you. A figurine to let all those special people know: “I’m so glad you’re in my life!”
Are you planning a day trip with friends, family or just for the two of you? How does a fun-filled day exploring a unique atmosphere and making lovely new discoveries sound to you? Then please come visit us at the Wendt & Kühn World of Figures. Wander through our magical world of Blossom Kinder and eleven dot angels and delight in the melodies ringing out from our many music boxes. We’re open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
These splinter boxes are real gems. This much is apparent at first glance – and when you open them and take a second look, so to speak, you discover so much more. These painted wooden containers guard secrets, preserve memories and provide space for treasured possessions. Your first movie theater ticket, snapshots from photo booths and even kitsch holiday souvenirs that bring back so many happy memories. Small mementos we pick up and look at from time to time that conjure up memories. Some happy, some sad, but always quite personal to us.