December 04, 2020 09:00 AM EST Downingtown, PA


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Fine Punch and Judy puppet stage

Fine Punch and Judy puppet stage, to include a crank operated curtain, colorful faux fabric paper board swags framing proscenium arch, a colorful scenic back drop, and a dramatic stage front composed of a faux marble base, images of dancer and musicians on lower panel, molded papier-mâché gold painted embellishments frame the proscenium on which is a prominent cartouche lettered Guignol, the name of a French puppet who morphed into Punch in the world of English puppetry, the stage retains its cloth sides and is outfitted with a group of ten cloth dressed painted wood puppets including a finely crafted alligator, together with a casket and the hangman's gibbet, 58" h., 26 1/2" w. This the finest and most elaborate toy puppet stage we have seen.

Condition:Minor abrasions.

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,159
12/04/2020

 

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