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Bil Baird (American, 1904-19870) vintage hand-carved and painted matador on horseback puppet, in traditional costume; Baird,a prominent puppeteer in the 1950s-60s, performed the famous "The Lonely Goatherd" sequence in the film "The Sound of Music," and his creations were found in numerous World's Fairs and Macy's Thanksgiving Day parades. 21" H X 16.5" L. Some paint wear, color fading, wear, and losses to cloth, strings fully cut away.


Notice to bidders: Condition reports and additional photographs are available by request. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition.

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Bil Baird, Matador & Horse Puppet Marionette

Estimate $400 - $600Aug 5, 2018