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    Posted 1 year ago

    Manikin
    (53 items)

    Vintage Red clay puppets Origin unknown 8 inch tall with a wire that comes out of top of head to move them about , they seem to be a set that was for a particular story . From pilots a cowboy and clown among them . I have had these at at least 20 years acquired at a auction house in a box lot . They have alway made me wonder if they are part of a story that was told and they also appear crudely made but perhaps a cottage industry item . I was thinking maybe Mexico but I have no clue . Any idea's ? I would be glad to hear them . I am speculating around 1960's ?

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Manikin they are so artistic & interesting, I agree they were probably made to tell a story as the top wires make me think they were held from above like puppets. We get the Brazilian channel on our cable & they love to make creative dolls like these
      Jenni

    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
      I love the dress in particular, they seem well dressed, so I am hoping it was a very happy story, with no violence. These type of figures seem hard to get, and it was not big where I came from so we never seen any real shows except on television. These are great to collect and interest peaks through the roof !~
    3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 1 year ago
      They're so different and quirky...I love them very much !!!
      Thanks for sharing :) !
    4. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Ooohh! Cool and interesting, Mani! Love them all :-D
    5. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Newfld many thanks for stopping and leaving the nice comment :-)

      nutsabotas6 Thank you so much for stopping and leaving a delightful comment :-)

      kyratango, Thank you ! Not quite as wonderful as your jewelry but so great to see you xo
    6. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Phil I always appreciate your comments and you I agree I don't think it was a story about violence looks more like a old fashion fable perhaps . Love seeing you as always
    7. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Many Thank you's you all you that stopped to appreciate my puppets I always am happy to see you and your posts :-)
      gargoylecollector
      officialfuel
      JImam
      mikelv85
      fortapache
      VioletOrange
    8. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank all of that stopped I appreciate each of you :-)
      blunderbuss2
      TassieDevil
      vetraio50
      Caperkid
      TassieDevil
      Hunter- nice to see you stopped in Hunter :-)
      kyratango
      nutsabotas6
      Rick55
    9. mcheconi mcheconi, 1 year ago
      They are cute!
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 year ago
      My first thought was Mexico too, then I thought nah...until I saw the hats! I think you're right. Love the flower power pantelones and checks...lol So cute. I wonder what story they would tell?
    11. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      I wish I knew their story they told also Shareurpassion and always a pleasure to have your thoughts on post . xo

      mcheconi thank you for stopping in what a nice surprise to see you :-)
    12. kerry10456 kerry10456, 12 months ago
      Howdy good looking....sneaked in CW tp answer a question and had to stop by to say Howdy and Seasons Greetings to you and yours...big hugs Kerry
    13. Manikin Manikin, 12 months ago
      Howdy Kerry sure miss you on CW . Hope your Christmas is filled with lots of watches ,love and good health ! xo

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