Antique rare large Burmese theater pop - Teak wood, silk, cotton and glass, beads - Burma - 1950-1960

Description
Antique rare large Burmese theater pop - Teak wood, silk, cotton and glass, beads - Burma - 1950-1960
Good condition, see description - 60×23 cm

Old wooden professional Burmese marionette from a Mandalay theatre. I've brought the marionette myself from Burma at the time. Ingenious little mechanism for the movements of the marionette. Entirely handmade. Theatre shows sometimes lasted for entire nights. The puppeteers created drama plays for everyone. This puppet features wonderful embroidered clothing fully set with antique beads and glitters.
She has a white painted face and an operable mouth. This unique puppet is a wonderful acquisition for collectors and enthusiasts.

Dimensions:

Height: 60 cm
Width: 23 cm.

Weight: 2,000 grams.

Lot details
Object
Antique rare large Burmese theater pop
Material
Teak wood, silk, cotton and glass, beads
Period
1950-1960
Region/ Country of origin
Burma
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
60×23 cm
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