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Three Continental Wood and Composition Puppets

Auction:
2183
Lot:
791
Sold for:
$411$350

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

Description:

Three Continental Wood and Composition Puppets, late 19th/early 20th century, comprising a Scaramouche-type figure in half mask and pointed gray beard, a figure of an old woman, both with glass eyes, and a Punch-style figure with velvet cap and caplets, lg. approx. 16 1/2, 16, and 17 in., respectively.

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

Keywords

Beard, Commedia dell'arte, Mask, Puppets