14" This striking German puppet has a paper mache head with flanged neck, sculpted and painted facial features, hair, and hat, depicting a legendary figure from puppet theatre annals. He has paper-mache hands, his original cloth costumes over hollow body and wooden lower legs with painted shoes. He has an especially fine detail of characterization, original costume, and a fine original state of preservation. Germany, circa 1885.
German Paper-mache Puppet with Great Characterization