rod puppet

Rod puppet depicting one of the three kings of the Nativity, carved in wood with appropriate miniature clothing. The figure is wearing a carved red and silver coloured crown and carries a silver coloured container. The body is hinged in the middle, and is operated by a wire attached to the rod, which can be used to make the puppet bend.

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