Circa 1900 Jeu de Grenouille

Wonderful early 20th century coin toss game, has history in many countries, however this version is French, and known as “Jeu de Grenouille” or game of the frog is unusual in that the target is a cast iron French Lion rather than a frog. Idea is to throw the coin into the lion’s mouth, if successful the coin drops into the scoring chute below.

Description

Circa 1900 French Coin Toss Tavern Game,

Jeu de Grenouille

Wonderful early 20th century coin toss game, has history in many countries, however this version is French, and known as “Jeu de Grenouille” or game of the frog is unusual in that the target is a cast iron French Lion rather than a frog. Idea is to throw the coin into the lion’s mouth, if successful the coin drops into the scoring chute below.

The item is completely hand made with some wonderful workmanship. All that you see is handmade to shape. A wonderful decorative and still very functional item with a great overall patina and its original colour. The item is also marked on its reverse with some french text which can now truly be made out. The item comes with a number of its original coins. It’s strongly suggested that questions are proposed and all pictures provided are viewed closely before a purchase is made to avoid any disappointment regarding the condition.

This item is completely authentic and untouched (it’s only been cleans and lightly polished to bring out its detail in the grain of the wooden panels), structurally in wonderful condition. This type of item hardly come to market in such good overall original condition and especially with a super rare lion’s character, a serious addition to any Marine collector’s catalogue.

Dimensions: H 36” x D 25” x W 20”

Condition:

In overall wonderful condition, it has a loss of paint where the coins have been tossed against the surface. The metal sections of this item are rusty with chipped paint and one curved section is cracked (picture shows detail) The damage does not affect the structure or usability of this item, we believe it adds great character to the antique item and adds lots of nostalgia with a wonderful patina and look.

Postage:

Please get in touch in advance of a purchase to clarify P&P on this time as this vary dependent upon your global location.

Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

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Shipping: At The House of Antiques we aim to ship your purchased item in 2 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail at the buyers cost. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyers cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Our promise: At The House of Antique we believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe this is why our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Item Condition

Postage

Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

Disclaimer

We do our upmost to relay descriptions and the origin of items sold in our store. We also aim to visualise through pictorial reference the items that are for sold as best we can. The disclaimer is for the customer and makes sure assumptions that can sometimes be made are avoided. We always aim to make sure our customers are not disappointed or misinformed about items that are for sale in our store. For this reason, we strongly recommend that relevant questions relating to the item in question are proposed to us directly, additionally all photographs are used as reference and as part of the advertisement.

Shipping

We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 to 3 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyer’s cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

Cancellation / Refunds

We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to ensure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore, we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by The House of Antiques management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London.

Our Promise

We believe in what we do, deliver what we say we will deliver, and make sure that our unique items are presented and delivered as we would expect them to be presented and delivered to us. Customer service and satisfaction is as important as the item itself and we believe therefore our customers keep coming back for more beautiful and unique item to decorate their lives with.

Photographs

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