French Quoits Set. Rare Georgian Ringtoss Parlour Game in Box. c1830.

Stock Number: QRG2551


This extremely rare set of quoits which dates from c1830 originated in France and consists of four round quoits of which two have a red velvet material covering and two have a green velvet material coverings.

This Georgian era set also comes complete with it's four wooden poles which also have velvet handles so was ideal for a group of four to play. Comes in a box.

This would be played by tossing the quoits to each other and catching them on the poles.

An interesting set that is a wonderful piece for any games enthusiast or antique sporting goods collector. A museum piece and a rare find.

A game of ringtoss features in a hand coloured etching that is in the British Museum called Jeu de bague volante and dates from 1818.

Date: c1830.

Dimensions of box: Length: 52 cm (20 1/2"). Width: 24 cm (9 1/2"). Height: 7 cm (1 3/4").

Total weight: 758 g.

Condition: Well used antique condition with lots of wear, fading and loss to velvet in keeping with age. Lots of wear to box with some tears and holes. Please see pictures.

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