Capipote – Virgin, late 18th century

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.

18th century



Articulated Rare Doll, XVIII Century

“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 Virgin and Child, 16th century

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,
16th century

Incredible ventriloquist, 19th century

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,
19th century,