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Shadow (shadow ,image), which can also be called "Chinese Shadow
Play or Chinese Shadow Puppet play", is one of the most ancient genre
of drama in China. It came into being in the Han Dynasty (206B.C.-A.D.220)
and has more than two thousand years' history.
Popular among the people of China, Chinese Shadow is a dramatic form which
uses lantern to project shadows on the screen. The artistic effect of
the play is produced through light, screen, music, singing, and puppet
operation. The shadow play is widely stated " a magic, lightning-like
art" and win people's high praise in many countrys' visit sho We
have troupes who possesses tremendous art expertise and have visited American,
France, German, Japan, Netherlands and other countries to give visit shows
by invitation. Please contact with us if you are interested.
The puppets in the shadow play are made of transparent leather. Chinese
shadow artists first carve out the lines of the design and then dye them
in bright colors. These transparent leather puppets become very lively
and beautiful under the lantern light. With strong local characteristics,
the shadow puppets are folk handiworks and a wisdow crystallization of
Chinese shadow play artists through the ages. The exquistite shadow puppets
not only can be played by yourself but also are a good choice for house
ornament. Many state art museums and Chinese Shadow fans collect elegant
Chinese shadow Puppets.
Chinese shadow Puppets size : 10cm¡Á20cm; 20cm¡Á30cm; 30cm¡Á40cm.