Fairground Heads

£3,950.00

These really are quite amazing and real works of fairground art, recently uncovered from a private collection in the South of France.

Description

The best examples of fairground are we have uncovered. An amazing set of 4 early 20th century hand crafted lead weighted fairground knock down heads. 2 examples are hand carved from wood, and 2 examples are made from metal forms. Each figure has a weighted lead that would counterbalance the form once swung at with a weighted ball. Each head is hand painted with detail as shown. The cast metal rods have adjustable grips to be attached to a pole of sorts.

Dimensions in inches: H 24” x W 8” x D 9” includes the metal rod and support.

Age: Early 20th Century

Origin: South of France

Condition: Aged

Weight: Each figure weights 15kg

Item Condition

This item shows natural wear and aging through obvious use with worn marks across all the surfaces, missing painted detail is obvious. Rust across the metal areas, these are old used objects and still in very presentable condition as shown in the photos provided, no breaks or structural damage, solid pieces.

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What Our Customers Say

When asked, the seller, Harry, provided another picture of this charming object next to something small (a pear) so I could better visualize the scale. He was gracious and warm throughout our brief correspondence. While it was too late to get the train here by Christmas day, with an added challenge of a strike in England and foul weather here, I was stunned when he found a way to get it to me TWO DAYS before Christmas! It must have traveled on the Hogwart’s Express!

Private Client, USA

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Company No: 1099539 | VAT No: 406788763

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