This antique marionette was made between the years 1880-1890 by puppeteer Josef Allesy.
In the case of the sale of this puppet, we dedicate half of the amount collected to the development of PUP - Puppet University Prague
The antique Sibyl marionette is made of original materials dating from the end of the 19th century. It is precisely carved from wood and dressed in a beige fabric. Her bluish skin gives her a mysterious touch and her blue eyes look to the future. This marionette will stand out perfectly in the collection of any puppet enthusiast.
Josef Allesy (1810-1894), born Gianpiero Alessi, is of Italian descent. He came to Bohemia around 1830 and worked there as a carver and conservator in churches. His marionettes were extremely anatomically elaborated with very good mobility and in the second half of the 19th century they gained extraordinary popularity with many Czech puppeteers.
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