Articulated workshop mannequin, life size, french manufacture, metal label placed on the back of the mannequin.
“P. BERVILLE PARIS 25 CHAUSSÉE D’ANTIN.”
Wooden armor holder, used to present both all pieces of armor: helmet, gambison, chain mail.
Life-size painter’s mannequin.
Articulated frame in wood and metal, padding in vegetable fiber, covered in leather.
Polychrome carved wooden head.
Italian “Cap i pota” in carved and articulated wood or procession mannequin
Rare doll completely articulated in carved wood having preserved its polychromy and its clothes in damask silk, gold lace and velvet.
Model dolls in the sixteenth century were nicknamed
“Pandora”, different from the great Neapolitan santons or capipotes.
Rare articulated Virgin and Child in carved fruit wood with remains of gilding and polychromy, addition of metal and canvas elements, hollow back.
Northern Italy, Liguria,
“Pure Greek beauty, supple and dignified (…) who gazes with calm indifference at the crowds who gaze at him speechless.”
Articulated painter’s mannequin in carved wood.
Very expressive face finely worked.
This conjurer’s automaton was probably a boutique model. wood and papier-mâché, glass eyes, original collar and bow tie, mechanisms in perfect working order,