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Little Water Spirit - antique marionette

This antique waterman marionette was designed and processed by Jan Benda around 1940.


The only original

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

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Overview
  • Availability: This marionette is the only original, if not in stock, it is already sold.
  • Size: 54 cm
  • Weight: 1.5 kg
  • Material: Wood
  • Production: Hand carved
  • Mobility: Exposition (low)
  • Designer: Jan Benda (antique)
  • Gender Man
  • Character: Waterman
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This marionette is the only original, if not in stock, it is already sold.
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Very beautiful antique water spirit

The whole marionette is carved from linden wood, including the face, eyes and shoes. The water spirit's costume is made of various types of textiles, his red vest contrasts beautifully with the green color of his pants. Also notice the webs that are visible between his fingers. With its astonished expression, it is a truly original historical piece.

Jan Benda

The materials used to make this puppet are original and of very high quality. Jan Benda (1897-1967) was a Czech graphic artist, draftsman and later a puppeteer. After being wounded on the Italian front, he was employed at the Archaeological Institute in Prague. He then began working with various Czech puppeteers to design and process puppets, which he also modeled. Some of his puppet designs were processed by the company of the Czech carver Josef Kalous.

 

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Shop reviews


Joshua Alden 17. 6. 2021bbbbb

Great seller, very beautiful marionette, thank you

Aria Moretti 15. 6. 2021bbbbb

The puppet is so beautifully created, I love it

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

I put on some Deuter music and have this puppet dance. My friends love it. I love it

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

Wow this is the real cowboy. The cowboy without a horse is what I call him. He is the star of the show. My friends love him. I am from New Mexico. I know cowboys. This marionette is the best for me

Moe Armstrong 14. 6. 2021bbbbb

This puppet has surpassed my expectations. This Dracula is going to have his own show. My friends fall over laughing and enjoy the shows that I do for them.



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