These marionettes were created as part of the Commedia dell’arte collection.
An artistic marionette is carved from linden wood and hand-painted with oil colors. It is carved by a very delicate way which makes the puppet look fragile. Detailed ornamental decoration over the whole body makes it unique.
It can be an original gift for your friends or family members. You can also decorate your home using this very special marionette.
Commedia dell’arte; meaning “comedy of the profession” was an early form of professional theatre, originating from Italy, that was popular in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century. Commedia dell’arte was formerly called Italian comedy in English and is also known as commedia alla maschera, commedia improvviso, and commedia dell’arte all’improvviso. Commedia is a form of theatre characterized by masked “types” which began in Italy in the 16th century and was responsible for the advent of actresses and improvised performances based on sketches or scenarios.
This puppet is a unique original, carved, hand-painted by oil colors and hand-sewn. There will be slight differences, character of marionette will be kept.
|Face, hands, feet material