All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331539 (stock # MAC-C6C )
Bhadrakalpa
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Very delicate puppet of a bearded mandarin; beautiful headdress with 2 moving elements, some old leather's ties.
Old native repairs with leather at the neck ; the head have been actually redone with 2 different ones (see pix); the reparations were hardly visible during the performances; they show the ingenuosity of the craftmen, and how valuable these puppets were. 31cms. Sha'anxi, 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331537 (stock #MAC-C14H )
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Very old puppet of a woman ; complete original costume and 2 hands, beautiful headdress, very rare shoulder's double joints, old leather's ties.
Old native repairs with metal at the head (see pix) ; 31 cms. Sha'anxi, 19th C. or before
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331536 (stock #MAC-C3N )
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Puppet of a buffoon ;beautiful headress and costume, rare complete sword (hidden by the right leg on the picture). 31 cms. Sha'anxi. 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331535 (stock #MAC-C2H )
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Very delicate puppet of a bearded mandarin, complete original costume with dragons and beautiful hands, nice headdress too ;some old leather's ties.
Very good condition. 33cms. Sha'anxi, 19th C.or before.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331534 (stock #MAC-C9H )
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Puppet of a mandarin. Beautiful costume and headdress with animal's head, some old leather's ties.
Old native repairs with leather and metal at the neck and torso (see pix) ;33 cms. Sha'anxi. 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331453 (stock #MAC-MF6C )
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Chinese leather chair for shadow puppet's theaters ; 12X18 cms. Shaanxi, 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1331451 (stock #MAC-MF2C )
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Chinese leather armchair for shadow puppet's theaters ; rare « tiger » model. 13X19 cms. Shaanxi, beginning of 20th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1331450 (stock #MAC-MFP2N )
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Beautiful antique Chinese leather pair of armchairs for shadow puppet's theaters ; floral designs and bats. 12x16 cms each. Shaanxi, 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1329150 (stock #MAH-C-T...)
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One very humorous horses's head and 3 buffoon's heads.
Made of buffalo leather, Shanxi area.
Height: Horse MAH-C-TA1: 7 cms Buffoons: MAH-C-TB2: 6 cms; MAH-C-TB4: 9,5 cms; MAH-C-TB6: 9 cms .
Can be bought one by one of course.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1326395
RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE DOLL WITH WOODEN HEAD, QING DYNASTY OR EARLY REPUBLIC, CA. 100 YEARS OLD!.

A rare doll made as a Manchu official with fine silk dress in many layers and an oustanding carved and painted wooden head with real hair and a fine hat.

An extremely rare item, impossible to aquire nowadays!

Size: 22 cm.

Condition: Superb for the rare type with nothing missing, though the dress shows signs of heavy wear around waist, where it's worn through...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1291514 (stock #MAB-C1H)
Bhadrakalpa
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Big antique cantonese puppet of a man ; very fine features, worn cloth (holes, patches) with brodery (a lot missing at the back) and Chinese characters inside (see pix) ; the piece of bamboo supporting the cloth is present. One hand only, also very old.
H of head : 13 cms and W : 10 cms, South of China, 19th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1291291 (stock #MAB-G1T )
Bhadrakalpa
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Beautiful and tall glove puppet ; every part is ancient, the head being the oldest part, at least 19thC.
H. of the puppet : 45 cms, H. of the head ( to the base of the neck): 11 cms, W. of the head : 5 cms . South of China.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1257113 (stock #MAC-C8H)
Bhadrakalpa
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Chinese Shadow Puppet of a mandarin. Good condition. 31 cms. Sha'anxi.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1248484 (stock #MAH-C-TR)
Bhadrakalpa
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Four repaired puppet's heads from different characters. Very fine craftsmanship. The reparations were hardly visible during the performances; they show the ingenuosity of the craftmen, and how valuable these puppets were...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1248483 (stock #MAH-C-T)
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Four puppet's heads from different characters. Simple craftsmanship
Made of buffalo leather, Shanxi area.
Height: MAH-C-T12: 8 cms; MAH-C-T13: 7,5 cms; MAH-C-T14: 9,5 cms; MAH-C-T15: 11 cms.
Can be bought one by one of course.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1248481 (stock #MAH-C-T..)
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Four beautiful puppet's heads from different characters. Very fine craftsmanship.
3 are made of buffalo leather, Shanxi area, TL2 is made of donkey leather, Liaoning area.
Height: MAH-C-T6: 11 cms; MAH-C-T7: 9 cms; MAH-C-T11: 8 cms; MAH-C-TL2: 10 cms without beard.
Can be bought one by one of course.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1157586
Beautiful fragile opera doll. The colors of the dress look almost as brand new. Only her nose in a little touched by time. There is no hand in the long sleeve of the left arm (has probably never been there).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1920 item #1086426
Very charming three figure ensemble of a king with two female attendants. One attendant holds a fan that moves. The male figure's head nods. They wear white and pink clothes with gold details. Measures 8" wide at base.