Each piece from A Putia du Re is 100% handmade and hand painted. This Paladin puppet is made of velvet, brass, iron, oak, beech, cotton; The base is made of lava stone from the Etna volcano. It is 100% hand painted, ceramization process takes place in a special oven at 1800 °F; it makes materials waterproof and indestructible.
This puppet was born in San Giovanni La Punta, Sicily. The one in this list is "Orlando" (Roland). Rinaldo is the brother of Bradamante and Orlando's cousin. The two cousins both fell in love with the beautiful Angelica and a rivalry arises between them.
We import those items from Sicily to the U. S. for the enjoyment of our customers. This is one of a kind item, impossible to reproduce exactly as it is. This puppet will look great in your office, living room or dining room. About 43 in tall, 12 in length, 12 in width. Net weight 18 lb. This list includes the lava stone base. Shipping this item outside the U.S. requires special arraignment, please contact us form more information.
Proudly made in Sicily and shipped from Maryland.
About the Paladins...
Sometimes known as the Twelve Peers, were the foremost warriors of Charlemagne's court, according to the literary cycle known as the Matter of France. They are the characters of the Sicilian Puppet Theater and very popular on the island.
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Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
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