0820YABE03

Mounted 19th-century Nepalese wooden puppets

A rare example of a dying art form, the large, conjoined row of hand-carved, cloth-bound santal puppets were used by travelling street performers for telling folk tales. Raised on a later iron base, the figures each wear a tribal mask and have articulated arms that can be positioned as desired. 30cm high x 25.5 x 10cm. Age wear
£240
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Mounted 19th-century antique Nepalese wooden puppets
A rare example of a dying art form, the large, conjoined row of hand-carved, cloth-bound santal puppets were used by travelling street performers for telling folk tales. Raised on a later iron base, the figures each wear a tribal mask and have articulated arms that can be positioned as desired. 30cm high x 25.5 x 10cm. Age wear
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