This important historic one-of-a-kind mid to late 19Th century European hand carved and painted wooden deer amusement ride is one of the earliest produced for children’s carousels or merry-go-rounds and would have been at a fair or carnival. It’s truly a museum quality piece and has been owned and displayed in one for decades. Hand carved wood, two-sided, original paint with beautiful coloring and detail, resting on a cast iron base, all make this the perfect unique, attractive one-of-a kind decorative piece. It has been owned and featured in numerous exhibits in the museum for decades. Retains location tag from the museum. This is from one of the earliest examples of the modern platform style carousel, called dobbies, that were invented in the mid 19th century. Dimensions: Approx 31″ Long x 36″ High x 6 Wide Condition: Excellent original condition! The item “19Th C Antique Carved & Painted Wood Deer Carnival Animal Carousel Ride folk art” is in sale since Monday, August 12, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Fairs, Parks & Architecture\Amusement Parks”. The seller is “rabidrabbitantiquities” and is located in Nolanville, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Netherlands
- Year: 1850 – 1890