Early 20th Century Folk-art Primitive Fairground Jeu De Massacre Stage
For sale in this LOT is a rare and unique handmade Folk-art Primitive Jeu De Massacre Knock Stage. This item completely handmade and a one off early 20th Century folk-art item, made from wood, fabric and Papier Mache. The item shows obvious wear and tear due to age and use in the form of Papier Mache figures that have been used as target and the backing board, figures are damaged as a result. All the characters are still perfectly functional in the they can still be knocked down and proper up as shown in the photos provided. They are attached to the main stage with a metal hinge. The fabric on the stage is purpose made and bespoke to the item (worn through age).
In conclusion this is an original item and very rare in its functional condition, It’s simply a piece of art and highly decorative. We have never seen a complete item of this nature, this item is complete and in wonderful condition, and it works which makes it very rare and collectable.
Dimensions: H 18” x W 18” x D 5”
The item is completely solid and structurally sound, it shows age through wear and tear which can be seen through scratches, scuffs, damage to the backboard and Papier Mache characters and faded colour to the wood, cloth and paintwork (please view all close ups shown).
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