German Paper Mache Roly Poly ClownAsking $395.00
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German Mache Roly-Poly Clown feature weighted round bottom and won’t fall over when pushed. Dimensions listed below reflect individual item size.
Diameter: 3 ½”
Height: 7 ½”
Craftsperson combines liquefied paper, clay, glue, and a few secret mineral ingredients. On the second day, the worker blends the mixture to a smooth consistency and pours it into a two-part plaster mold. In a short while, the plaster draws out some of the water content, leaving a thin paper mache shell.
The crafter pours out the excess liquid, and the shell dries through the third day. On day four, the artisan dips the paper mache form in liquid plaster, creating a thin, smooth white skin for the hand painted details and trim. The plaster skin makes this a "composition" figure. On the sixth, seventh and eighth days, the artist applies layers of paint, fine details, and glaze, with drying time between each coat. Finally, the artists apply the finishing touches such as chenille, cellulose shavings, ground glass and mica.Inge-Glas® of Germany
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