Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Vintage Red clay puppets Origin unknown 8 inch

In Toys > Puppets > Show & Tell.
Manikin's items2 of 47Jewelry Art pictureEdgar Allan Poe Belt Buckle 1971 "Never More" I wore this in 70's rare
23
Love it
0
Like it

AnnaBAnnaB loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
shareurpassionshareurpassion loves this.
bucketheadbuckethead loves this.
subi450subi450 loves this.
shughsshughs loves this.
mcheconimcheconi loves this.
Rick55Rick55 loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
blunderbuss2blunderbuss2 loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
CaperkidCaperkid loves this.
HunterHunter loves this.
kyratangokyratango loves this.
nutsabotas6nutsabotas6 loves this.
gargoylecollectorgargoylecollector loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel loves this.
JImamJImam loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
VioletOrangeVioletOrange loves this.
See 21 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 20 days ago

Email

Manikin
(47 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 ?

Comments

  1. Newfld Newfld, 20 days 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, 20 days 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, 19 days ago
    They're so different and quirky...I love them very much !!!
    Thanks for sharing :) !
  4. kyratango kyratango, 19 days ago
    Ooohh! Cool and interesting, Mani! Love them all :-D
  5. Manikin Manikin, 19 days 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, 19 days 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, 19 days 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, 15 days 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, 15 days ago
    They are cute!
  10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 days 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, 2 days 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 :-)

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.