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Magician - antique marionette

The marionette of the Magician was created around 1950 by the Czech artist Karel Krob. All its parts are original.


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In the case of the sale of this puppet, we dedicate half of the amount collected to the development of PUP - Puppet University Prague

Overview
  • Availability: Available (1 pcs)
  • Size: 63 cm (24.8 inches)
  • Weight: 2 kg
  • Material: Wood
  • Production: Hand carved
  • Mobility: Exposition (low)
  • Designer: Karel Krob (antique)
  • Gender Man
  • Character: Wizard
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Wizard marionette with a kind expression

This antique marionette is a truly unique piece. This mage stands out in an orange robe made of shiny fabric, his cap is made of real fur and velvet, and his expression is infinitely optimistic. His hair and beard are a real rarity, as they have been preserved in excellent condition, which usually does not happen with non-wood hair. Get it in your collection and it will brighten up even the grayest day.

Karel Krob

Karel Krob (1904 - 1974) originally trained as a shoemaker, but from a young age he was fascinated by the puppetry world. That is why he also devoted all his free time to carving and making marionettes. He continued the tradition of Czech puppeteers, because he carved marionettes as he remembered them from the marionette shows of his childhood. Initially, he made marionettes only for the pleasure of his children, acquaintances and friends. Later, he carved marionettes for puppet ensembles, including the Spejbl and Hurvínek Theater. Today, his works are represented in a number of museum and private collections and puppet ensembles.

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Carol 10. 1. 2022bbbbb

Hi Katerina, I wanted you to know that Robert received his Marionette today, he loved it and couldn't get over how well it was made and how good the packaging was on it. I want to thank you, from the start it was enjoyable working with you and I will be sure to tell everyone how easy you made it. You never know when you order items from such a long ways away. Thank you again and look forward to working with yoy again. Happy 2022, Carol

Angela S Chambers S Chambers 5. 1. 2022bbbbb

very nice. came on time.

Cole 30. 12. 2021bbbbb

Second marionette bought from them. Great quality super cute

Morgan 30. 12. 2021bbbbb

Stunning doll! Had a shipping issue and they next dayd me a new doll so my daughter had hers by Christmas morning! It made her whole year. We will buy from you again for sure!!!

Robert 29. 12. 2021bbbbb

Awesome product and great buying experience! The seller is very kind and puts so much work into their creations! I bought this marionette for my boyfriend and he adores it



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