FINE SET OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HAND PUPPETS WITH A PUPPET THEATER, ENGLAND, 20TH CENTURY
FINE SET OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HAND PUPPETS WITH A PUPPET THEATER, ENGLAND, 20TH CENTURY
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FINE SET OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HAND PUPPETS WITH A PUPPET THEATER, ENGLAND, 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

FINE SET OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HAND PUPPETS WITH A PUPPET THEATER, ENGLAND, 20TH CENTURY

Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD

Lot Sold:1,875USD

Lot Details

Description

FINE SET OF FIVE CARVED AND PAINT-DECORATED HAND PUPPETS WITH A PUPPET THEATER, ENGLAND, 20TH CENTURY


painted and molded wooden heads and feet with cloth bodies together with a puppet theater. (6 pieces)

Height of tallest: 17 in.

Condition Report

In overall fine condition with no apparent restorations. Tear to theater curtain proper left. The mandible of the alligator slightly loose.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

The Norwoods’ Spirit of America, Timonium, Maryland.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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