16cm Gardening Gnome German Incense Burner By Seiffener

SKU: 20066055


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Dimensions

Height: 16.0cm

Key Features:

  • Authentic German Incense Smoker (RĂ€uchermann)
  • Produced by Seiffener Volkskunst eG
  • Crafted by artisans in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains)
  • Featured as a gardening gnome
  • Measures approx 16cm in height
  • Incense cone is placed inside the figurine
  • Smoke appears to flow out of the figurines mouth
  • Excellent gift idea
  • Authentic Erzgebirge folk art
  • Great Christmas decoration
  • Fast delivery Australia wide
  • Free delivery on orders over $400
  • Happiness guaranteed

  

The Origin of Traditional German Smokers

First designed in the Erzgebirge in the late 1600s, a German smoking man (otherwise known as RĂ€uchermann) is a wooden figurine with a hollowed out belly that holds an incense cone, allowing smoke to come out of the figurine's mouth. 

The early German smoking men designs were styled to resemble the trades of the local village people, such as miners, shepherds, farmers, chimney sweepers, carpenters, hunters, foresters and wood gatherers. Today smoking men have taken on a variety of forms, with hundreds of unique designs on offer both traditional and modern in style. Perhaps what has made these smokers so popular throughout history is that they honour the work of the common people rather than resemble famous figures, royalty or high up professions. These whimsical designs make fantastic gift ideas, and have become a European Christmas decoration staple.  

Traditional German smokers have a number of Christmas themed incense fragrances on offer. Some scents include gingerbread, cinnamon, chocolate, marzipan and baked apple just to name a few. Let these wonderful scents fill your house this Christmas time to add just that little bit extra to the Christmas charm already in the air. 

 

An Authentic Product From The Erzgebirge

Traditional German Christmas crafts originated in the Ore Mountains, otherwise known as the Erzgebirge in Germany, more than 200 years ago. The picturesque town of Seiffen is world famous for its toy making, and is known as ‘Christmas ornament town’. It was in this region that Erzgebirge mountain folk art originated in the 1700s, with designs including Christmas pyramids (weihnachtspyramide), nutcrackers (Nussknacker), wooden smoking men (rĂ€uchermann), wooden figurines and candle arches (schwibbogen), all of which are well loved European Christmas decorations today. The Erzgebirge region is so devoted to Christmas decorations that it is known as the ‘Home of Christmas’.  By purchasing an item that has been crafted in the Erzgebirge, you are supporting a region that honors its heritage and values.

 

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Whilst we do our best to accurately capture all products to best represent their natural appearance, the colour and finish of this product may vary slightly from the images on our website.

SKU 20066055
Model # 12314
Barcode # 4260192220952
Brand Seiffener
Height 16.0cm
Type Smoking Men
Colour Green
Material Wood
Theme Gnome
Theme Christmas
Theme Wooden
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