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Puppet - Polish rod puppet

Polish rod puppet

  • Object:

    Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Poland (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Aluminium, copper, tin, glass, wood and bakelite

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.535-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Surrealist-type female figure rod puppet with wooden handle. The body of the puppet is constructed from various metal scraps, including aluminium, copper and tin, with faceted glass eyes and bakelite hoop earrings

Place of Origin

Poland (made)

Date

20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Aluminium, copper, tin, glass, wood and bakelite

Dimensions

Height: 84 cm

Descriptive line

Rod puppet of a surreal female figure. Polish, 20th century

Materials

Aluminium; Copper; Tin; Glass; Wood; Bakelite (TM)

Techniques

Metal-working

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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