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Faust - antique marionette

This marionette of a nobleman was created around 1930 by the Czech carver Jindřich Adámek (1874-1955).


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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
  • Size: 80 cm (31.5 inches)
  • Weight: 2 kg
  • Material: Wood
  • Production: Hand carved
  • Mobility: Exposition (low)
  • Designer: antique
  • Gender Man
  • Character: Royal court
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Elegant antique marionette in a cloak

This beautiful, handmade, antique marionette of a nobleman is a real rarity in our collection. His beautiful coat, like his suit, is made of velvet and his neck is surrounded by lace. His shoes and beard are carved from wood, they faithfully imitate their real sources of inspiration. Also notice the playful yellow fringes that adorn his pants. All materials used to make this marionette are original and of very good quality.

Jindřich Adámek

He came from a carving family, his carvings are mostly nativity scenes; he created both individual figures and entire sets with scenery. He is also the author of many marionettes and complete marionette theaters. His marionettes are characterized by a simple but distinctive carving, wide faces and large eyes. The faces of the girl's marionettes resemble tender porcelain dolls. The heads of women's marionettes are carved without hair so that hairpins can be used and replaced. His marionettes were professionally mastered both in terms of expression and technology.

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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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