Antique 1930s Pigs Theatre Papier Mache Head from Paris
For sale in this LOT is a rare original 1930s papier Mache French theatre heads. This item was obtained via a private collection in Lyon and was originally sourced from an old theatre in Paris (France). A very rare decorative item that is stamped / numbered with original papier Mache material and lined underneath with linen natural material, hand painted and detailed with a canvas neck support sections. This item is completely authentic and untouched, structurally in wonderful condition. These types of items hardly come to market in such good overall condition, a serious addition to any collector’s collection.
We currently have a full set of 4 antique theatre heads at The House of Antiques so please these other items also.
The item is completely in original condition very decorative and artistic in appearance and hold a very nostalgic visual effect. The item does not come with its stand photographed with.
Dimensions: H 12” x W 10” x D 16”
The item is completely solid and structurally sound, a light patina is visible to the surface, the item shows wear and tear through use and age and illustrated in the photos provided.
Aged marks and scratches are visible as well as loss of colour across the paint. The item has aged flacking and weathering which is also shown in the photos provided so please view all the close ups as part of this advert. Please ask questions if unsure of condition before purchasing to avoid any disappointment.
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H: 12cm (4.72in)
W: 10cm (3.94in)
D: 16cm (6.30in)