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Puppet

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tickner, Fred (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood, paint, wool, nylon velvet, synthetic fabric and braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild

  • Museum number:

    S.561-2001

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Trick glove puppet of a Courtier or 'Nobody' with carved and painted face and hands, and painted black hair and Van Dyck beard. He wears a dark blue woollen fabric robe with a front panel of magenta nylon velvet, decorated with a central panel of metallic material outlined in white braid. The sleeves of his robe are lime green with gold thread-work, and he wears an off-white ruff. His neck on a wooden rod extends and contracts, as a traditional scaramouche figure, and is covered in off-white synthetic fabric

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Tickner, Fred (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood, paint, wool, nylon velvet, synthetic fabric and braid

Dimensions

Height: 54 cm extended, Height: 42 cm contracted

Object history note

One of a set of Punch and Judy figures made by the puppet maker, Fred Tickner and presented to the British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild as an exemplar

Descriptive line

Trick glove puppet of a Courtier or 'Nobody'. Tickner Exemplary Punch and Judy figure, made by Fred Tickner. English, ca.1975

Materials

Wood; Paint; Wool (textile); Synthetic velvet; Synthetic fabric; Braid

Techniques

Carving; Painting; Sewing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Puppetry

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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