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Josef Lada Collection - antique marionettes

These marionettes were designed by Josef Lada between the years 1920-28. Lada was a Czech artist, writer and painter who wrote legendary fairytales known by every Czech boy and girl.


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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  • Size: 30 cm
  • Material: Wood
  • Production: Hand carved
  • Mobility: Semi-professional (high)
  • Designer: antique
  • Gender Universal
  • Character: Other
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Collection of small beautiful antique marionettes

This collection of 8 marionettes designed by Josef Lada contains all the characters you could wish for while playing fairy tales. Made according to his diverse imagination, a princess, a witch, a hunter, all these characters are the only ones of their kind, carved from wood and dressed in beautiful, high-quality fabrics. The scene comes to life as soon as the marionettes start moving.

Josef Lada

Josef Lada (1887 - 1957) was a Czech painter, illustrator, set designer, cartoonist and writer. In addition to many fairy tales and books for children, which he wrote, he mainly illustrated The Good Soldier Svejk : And His Fortunes in the World War and other books by Jaroslav Hašek. His marionettes were made as small series production and mostly used in small amateur and semi-professional theatres. The materials used to make these marionettes are original and of very good quality.


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Joshua Alden 17. 6. 2021bbbbb

Great seller, very beautiful marionette, thank you

Aria Moretti 15. 6. 2021bbbbb

The puppet is so beautifully created, I love it

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

I put on some Deuter music and have this puppet dance. My friends love it. I love it

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

Wow this is the real cowboy. The cowboy without a horse is what I call him. He is the star of the show. My friends love him. I am from New Mexico. I know cowboys. This marionette is the best for me

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

This puppet has surpassed my expectations. This Dracula is going to have his own show. My friends fall over laughing and enjoy the shows that I do for them.

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