Original Bergischer Engel Solingen-Wald, a mountain angel from the Solingen Forest.


It was founded by artist Johanna Gruner-Witkop in autumn after the end of World War II in 1945, when she just turned 17 years old. For those Germans who had experienced the baptism of fire, they had a new definition of survival. They were therefore actively seeking fro a new livelihood. Angel (Engel) may probably the founder's wish for a brand new life back then!


Original Bergischer Engel Solingen-Wald's wall figures were all hand-painted. At first, they were mainly painting angels, and later they started producing all kinds of figures, especially Hampelmänner (Jumping Jack). All figures were designed by Ms. Gruner-Witkop. Around 1960, most of the products were finished outside the house in Solingen Forest, thus the brand later added the word Solingen-Wald for further identification.


They are cute home decor in a nursery or in the room of a child. Could be a great gift for a collector of Bergischer Engel Solingen-Wald.


Note ⚠️The tightness of the two braids is different.


Condition|Good vintage condition (light paint peelingand some traces of glue at the back)

Material|Wood, paints


Dimensions|Height ca. 20.5cm


Inventory | 1 pc

Country of Origin|West Germany


Original Bergischer Engel Solingen-Wald

  • Vintage items may come with minor flaws due to pre-loved wear. we are advocates of buying used and hope you can appreciate this unique piece and its character. Items are pre-cleaned when necessary and any major flaws will try to be noted.

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