Antique Chinese marionette puppet depicting an opera character. This nobleman is dressed a red silk robe embroidered with a golden dragon and raised lotus. A Shou (longevity symbol) is embroidered in gold on his chest. He stands on tall carved wooden shoes and has long white silk sleeves. With custom metal stand.
Age: Qing Dynasty (circa 1900)
Dimensions: 19 1/4″ high (on stand) x 9″ wide x 8″ deep