Robed Gent Puppet

c. 1900
$368 USD
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W: 8.0" D: 3.25" H: 23.0"
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Hand puppets, like this one from China’s Zhejiang region, have been a popular form of entertainment for centuries. In the late-19th/early-20th century this tiny robed gentleman probably entertained throngs of people as he strolled the courtyards of miniature palaces or rescued maidens from undesirable suitors.

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