The nutcracker was first developed around 1870 and today is one of the most famous representatives of the Erzgebirge. Often, the Nutcracker is the image of the authorities of the past. Especially kings, soldiers and gendarmes are often used as role models. At that time, the population depended on the benevolence of the authorities and tried to express some protest by casting a sinister glance at the Nutcrackers. His energetic face makes him look very powerful.
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