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Two Continental Polychrome Wood and Composition Puppets

Auction:
2183
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Two Continental Polychrome Wood and Composition Puppets, late 19th/early 20th century, a figure of Scaramouche, with composition masked face, dressed in a colorful harlequin woolen suit with linen cuffs and collar and a figure of a Moor in a red tunic, lg. approx. 16 in.

Provenance: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Commedia dell'arte, Harlequin, Polychrome, Puppets, Tunic