This antique water spirit marionette was made before the year 1940 by the Czech puppeteer Karel Krob. All parts of the marionette are 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
This beautiful marionette has a lot of details that you can't miss. One of them is a beautiful, hand-carved pipe that he holds in a clenched fist. Another thing you need to pay attention to is his legs with webs for swimming and little red claws. His hair and all the details of his face are also hand-carved and painted. His clothes have a lot of studs, buttons and pieces of fringe, and his leather belt with a decorative fastening is also not to be overlooked. His hat has a decorative blue rhinestone in the middle. All these fabrics are original, the marionette is carved from linden wood. In short, a unique work of art.
Karel Krob (1904 - 1974) originally trained as a shoemaker, but from a young age he was fascinated by the puppetry world. That is why he also devoted all his free time to carving and making marionettes. He continued the tradition of Czech puppeteers, because he carved marionettes as he remembered them from the marionette shows of his childhood. Initially, he made marionettes only for the pleasure of his children, acquaintances and friends. Later, he carved marionettes for puppet ensembles, including the Spejbl and Hurvínek Theater. Today, his works are represented in a number of museum and private collections and puppet ensembles.
Hi Katerina, I wanted you to know that Robert received his Marionette today, he loved it and couldn't get over how well it was made and how good the packaging was on it. I want to thank you, from the start it was enjoyable working with you and I will be sure to tell everyone how easy you made it. You never know when you order items from such a long ways away. Thank you again and look forward to working with yoy again. Carol
very nice. came on time.
Second marionette bought from them. Great quality super cute
Stunning doll! Had a shipping issue and they next dayd me a new doll so my daughter had hers by Christmas morning! It made her whole year. We will buy from you again for sure!!!
Awesome product and great buying experience! The seller is very kind and puts so much work into their creations! I bought this marionette for my boyfriend and he adores it
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