Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts

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ANTIQUE PUPPET FROM INDIA

Puppets. ANTIQUE WARRIOR PUPPET FROM INDIA. Puppet with carved wooden head, elaborate costume of patterned cloth and metallic threads, circa late 19th or early 20th century. The head about 5 inches, with crown, beard, twirling mustache, and strongly outlined eyes; the overall length of the figure about 21 inches. A thin crack in the wood from the top of the crwon to base of the nose, some fraying to the metallic threads, else in very good condition. The quality of the carving, painting, patina and costuming suggestive of considerable age. 

Inv num: 10896

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Keywords OBJECTS, PUPPETS