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Antique Indian/Rajasthani Puppet/Marionette Head on Custom Acrylic Stand

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Antique early-1900s wooden puppet/marionette (Kathputlis) head from Rajasthan, a state in northwestern India. This large example features handpainted detailing on a carved wood face and has been professionally mounted on a new acrylic base. Display on a desk or side table to appreciate the detail and patina. It would complement a variety of interior environments from Boho, Wabi Sabi, Organic Modern or Tropical.  

Place of Origin: Rajasthan, India

Date of Manufacture: early-20th Century

Condition: Excellent

Wear: Consistent with age and use. Please refer to pictures.

Dimensions:

Carving: 11 in. H X 4.25 in. W X 4.75 in. D 

Base: 6 in. L X 6 in. W X 1 in. H (Bullnose/Rounded Edges)

Total: 12.5 in. H   

Reference: The Spirit of Folk Art, Henry Glasie (pgs. 19 & 139), similar examples can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, NM.

Antique Indian/Rajasthani Puppet/Marionette Head on...

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