It was used to present both a helmet, but also a gambeson, a coat of mail, and all pieces of armor.
A painted wooden base on casters.
Carved and articulated wooden capipote or procession mannequin.
This wooden statue was originally covered with fabric clothing, carried and led in procession by the faithful.
Life-size painter’s mannequin.
Articulated frame in wood and metal, padding in vegetable fiber, covered in leather.
Polychrome carved wooden head.
Italian carved and articulated wooden capipote or procession mannequin.
“Rare wooden doll of the eighteenth century articulated ”
Rare doll completely articulated in carved wood dating from the 1st half of the 18th century and 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,