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Little Water Spirit - antique marionette

This antique waterman marionette was designed and processed by Jan Benda around 1940.


The only original

In the case of the sale of this puppet, we dedicate half of the amount collected to the development of PUP - Puppet University Prague

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Overview
  • Availability: This marionette is the only original, if not in stock, it is already sold.
  • Size: 54 cm
  • Weight: 1.5 kg
  • Material: Wood
  • Production: Hand carved
  • Mobility: Exposition (low)
  • Designer: Jan Benda (antique)
  • Gender Man
  • Character: Waterman
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Very beautiful antique water spirit

The whole marionette is carved from linden wood, including the face, eyes and shoes. The water spirit's costume is made of various types of textiles, his red vest contrasts beautifully with the green color of his pants. Also notice the webs that are visible between his fingers. With its astonished expression, it is a truly original historical piece.

Jan Benda

The materials used to make this puppet are original and of very high quality. Jan Benda (1897-1967) was a Czech graphic artist, draftsman and later a puppeteer. After being wounded on the Italian front, he was employed at the Archaeological Institute in Prague. He then began working with various Czech puppeteers to design and process puppets, which he also modeled. Some of his puppet designs were processed by the company of the Czech carver Josef Kalous.

 

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Allison 23. 11. 2021bbbbb

Yesenia 22. 11. 2021bbbbb

BEAUTIFUL MARRIONETTE THANK YOU SO MUCH GOOD DANCE I PLAY WITH MY KID IT IS GREAT

Rafael 21. 11. 2021bbbbb

Great Quality. Fast Shipping. A++++

Katharina 17. 11. 2021bbbbb

Superschönes Paar. Sieht einfach nur toll aus. Absolut empfehlenswert.

Viti Giampaolo 14. 11. 2021bbbb

conforme ma è in resina non in legno



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