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Early 20th Century Folk Art Fairground Roulette Wheels
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Folk Art fairground roulette wheels We are proud to offer a unique pair of early 20th century scratch built Folk Art French fairground roulette gaming wheels. Mad...
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Vintage 1910s French Victorian Carnival Art

Materials

Copper

Unusual Mid-20th Century Fairground face
Located in London, GB
Unusual mid-20th century Fairground face We are proud to offer a very unusual English fairground ride prop face. Made from a fibrous form and hand painted detail. An unusual latc...
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Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Fiberglass

Original Fairground 'Speedway' Rounding Boards, 1950s
Located in Hastings, GB
We have 5 boards available for sale, priced individually, each board has differing words on reverse, see photos and options (1 Of Each Board Available Only) The photographs shows th...
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Early 20th Century British Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Randall Taylor & Sons Fairground Walzter Column
Located in Hastings, GB
Randall Taylor & Sons fairground walzter column. Beautifully hand painted fairground column from Randall Taylor & Sons waltzer ride. Painted with the RTS logo and a marbled eff...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • Randall Taylor & Sons Fairground Walzter Column
  • Randall Taylor & Sons Fairground Walzter Column
  • Randall Taylor & Sons Fairground Walzter Column
  • Randall Taylor & Sons Fairground Walzter Column
H 91.74 in. W 10.24 in. D 3.15 in.
Grays Funfair Landscape - British 20s Impressionist art fairground oil painting
Located in London, GB
This fascinating British Impressionist oil painting is by noted artist Henry Childe Pocock. Painted in 1920, it is a depiction of Grays travelling funfair, a traditional family run f...
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1920s Impressionist Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

Carved 19th Century French Jeu De Massacre Fairground Figure
Located in London, GB
Carved wood clown Jeu de Massacre fairground antique A super rare antique fairground knockdown artefacts (Jeu de Massacre) from France. This item is in overall wonderful original ...
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Antique 1890s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Pine

Early 20th Century English Fairground Fortune Telling Penny Machine
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century fairground fortune telling penny machine We are proud to offer a unique and very rare early 20th century English fairground penny fortune telling machine. A handc...
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Vintage 1910s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century English Fairground Carousel Panel
Located in London, GB
English Fairground Carousel panel We are proud to offer a wonderful example of an early 20th century English fairground panel. From a fairground carousel ride, with the hand painte...
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Vintage 1920s British Edwardian Carnival Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

19th Century Tiller & Clowes Marionette Donkey Puppets Circus Fairground
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A wonderful piece of English Folk Art. A hand carved and painting Tiller & Clowes donkey marionette circa 1880 in age. The piece would of been used in a large travelling show perform...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Pine, String

Mid-20th Century Double Sided English Fairground Sign
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century double sided English Fairground Sign We are proud to offer a single double-sided hand painted mid-20th century English fairground sign. We currently have a rare co...
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Vintage 1950s British Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Painting Print - Gillie and Marc - Art - Ltd Edition - Fairground fun - 2019
By Gillie and Marc Schattner
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Title: He wondered why life sometimes felt like you were going around in circles Limited edition Print Gillie and Marc’s paintings are signed, limited-editions and are produced on E...
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2010s Contemporary Prints and Multiples

Materials

Cotton, Rag Paper, Giclée

Late 19th Century English Fairground Shooting Gallery Target
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a rare working example of a late 19th century fairground shooting gallery target. Made from heavy metal sheets, mounted on its original wooden panel and still w...
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Antique Early 1900s British Victorian Carnival Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Painting Print - Gillie and Marc - Art - Limited Edition -Fairground fun - 2019
By Gillie and Marc Schattner
Located in Sydney, New South Wales
Title: He wondered why life sometimes felt like you were going around in circles Limited edition Print Gillie and Marc’s paintings are signed, limited-editions and are produced on E...
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2010s Contemporary Prints and Multiples

Materials

Cotton, Rag Paper, Giclée

19th Century Tiller & Clowes Marionette Trick Skeleton Puppets Circus Fairground
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A wonderful piece of English Folk Art. A hand carved Tiller & Clowes trick skeleton marionette circa 1880 in age. The piece would of been used in a large travelling show performed by...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

String, Pine

Mid-20th Century English Fairground Panel
Located in London, GB
English fairground panel We are proud to offer a great piece of English fairground visual art, In the form of a handcrafted panel with hand painted graphics illustrating the word CA...
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Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Decorative Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

German Policeman Handcarved Folkart Midcentury Fairground Figure
Located in London, GB
Midcentury fairground figure An extraordinary handcrafted mid-20th century fairground dodgems/go cart figure in the form of a policeman. Directing traffic flow to the with one arm e...
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Vintage 1950s German Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Sheet Metal

Early 20th Century Leather Clown Shoes Popeio Carnival Fairground Circus
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A pair of leather clown shoes of unusual proportions, early 20th century in age. By repute from the clown known as Popeio, who worked with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey C...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Edwardian Carnival Art

Materials

Leather

Le Tir Forain (Fairground Shooting) — French Cubism
By Jean-Emile Laboureur
Located in Myrtle Beach, SC
Le Tir Forain, engraving, edition 108, 1920-21, Sylvain Laboureur 191. Signed and numbered '19/85 ép' in pencil. Initialed 'L' and dated 1920 in the matrix, upper right. A superb, ri...
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1920s Cubist Figurative Prints

Materials

Engraving

German Fairground Wilhelm Hennecke Carved Firemen Figure, circa 1950
Located in London, GB
Wilhelm Hennecke carved firemen figure, circa 1950 We are proud to offer a fairground Wilhelm Hennecke hand carved fireman. Germany, from the Uelzen Hann's workshop. This figure wou...
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Vintage 1950s German Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Wood

The Parade of Fairground Wrestlers, Modern French School
Located in London, GB
'The Parade of Fairground Wrestlers', India ink on art paper, Modern French School (early 1900s). Traveling shows often held promotional events before opening in local areas to gener...
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Early 20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Paper, India Ink

Fete Foraine - 20th Century Oil, Figures at Fairground Landscape by Tony Minartz
By Tony Minartz
Located in Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oil on canvas by French painter Tony Minartz depicting elegantly dressed ladies and gentleman at a fairground - the lights of the fair illuminating the night sky. Signed lower left. ...
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1920s Impressionist Figurative Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Original Vintage Poster For Coney Beach Porthcawl Wales Fairground Pleasure Park
Located in London, GB
Original vintage travel advertisement poster - Come to Coney Beach Porthcawl Britain's brightest pleasure beach - featuring colourful artwork of a young smiling lady dressed in white...
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1960s More Prints

Materials

Paper

19th Century Carved Wood Pair of Jeu de Massacre Fairground Figures
Located in London, GB
19th century carved wood pair of Jeu de Massacre fairground antique A set of super rare antique fairground knockdown artefacts (Jeu de Massacre) from France named Jean and Anatole...
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Antique 1890s French Victorian Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Brass

Fairground Art Switchback Shield by Albert Howell Tiger Folk Art
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A decorative double sided switchback shield, sheet steel with riveted heavy gauge hanging hooks, early 20th century Each side depicts a growling tiger Both sides have heavy dec...
Category

Antique 19th Century English Paintings

Materials

Steel

A 1950's Fairground Panel
Located in London, GB
Painted on galvanised tin in wood frame. Available to view at Brunswick House, London.
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Vintage 1950s Unknown Folk Art Carnival Art

A 1950's Fairground Panel
H 36.01 in. W 150.52 in. D 1.01 in.
Fairground
By Alberto Murillo
Located in Baltimore, MD
This piece is framed. The price reflects the framed piece. Framed dimensions: 48 × 48 inches. Alberto Murillo is a native of Madrid, Spain, but has resided in cities and countries a...
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2010s Abstract Paintings

Materials

Resin, Wood, Mixed Media

  • Fairground
  • Fairground
  • Fairground
  • Fairground
H 51.5 in. W 51.5 in.
Fairgrounds
By Doug Reina
Located in East Hampton, NY
framed
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Landscape Paintings

Materials

Oil

  • Fairgrounds
  • Fairgrounds
H 30 in. W 50 in. D 1 in.
Carousel Fairground Pig Figure
Located in London, GB
French Carousel fairground headless pig rare Folk Art hand carved Figure, circa 1905 This lot is a wonderful circa early 1900s wooden hand carved French fairground carousel pig. T...
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Antique Early 1900s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • Carousel Fairground Pig Figure
  • Carousel Fairground Pig Figure
  • Carousel Fairground Pig Figure
  • Carousel Fairground Pig Figure
H 22 in. W 12 in. D 47 in.
Passe-Boules Fairground Game
Located in London, GB
Antique Passe-Boules French fairground game A rare French Passé-boules ball toss game circa 1920 made from wood, painted polychrome and lithographed paper. Antique ball toss game, s...
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Vintage 1920s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • Passe-Boules Fairground Game
  • Passe-Boules Fairground Game
  • Passe-Boules Fairground Game
  • Passe-Boules Fairground Game
H 30 in. W 20 in. L 30 in.
Pair of Fairground Columns
Located in London, GB
A pair of wooden fairground columns, the Ionic capitals centred by rosettes above columns initialed 'WN', on plinth bases. Marbleised polychromatic paint, metallic foils and varni...
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20th Century British Folk Art Carnival Art

  • Pair of Fairground Columns
  • Pair of Fairground Columns
  • Pair of Fairground Columns
  • Pair of Fairground Columns
H 91.34 in. W 21.26 in. D 14.77 in.
English Folk Art Carousel Fairground Rounder’s Board, circa 1920
Located in London, GB
Fairground Rounder’s board circa 1920 We have a very rare pictorial fairground rounder’s board, likely to have been previously part of a large carousel. The piece is made of pine ...
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Vintage 1920s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Rare Fairground’s Game
Located in Culver City, CA
Hand painted game in original condition. The player would throw a ball at the target, which set off a mouse trap installed on the back in turn firing a piece of candy out of the mout...
Category

Early 20th Century English Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • Rare Fairground’s Game
  • Rare Fairground’s Game
  • Rare Fairground’s Game
  • Rare Fairground’s Game
H 41.5 in. W 24.25 in. D 5 in.
1950s Fairground Duck
Located in Brecht, BE
This fairground duck comes from a Belgian carroussel, was made in the 1950s, great decorative object for your childrens room ... or fun object in the house ...    
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Mid-20th Century Belgian More Folk Art

Materials

Iron

  • 1950s Fairground Duck
  • 1950s Fairground Duck
  • 1950s Fairground Duck
  • 1950s Fairground Duck
H 37.41 in. W 32.68 in. L 37.41 in.
Fairground Coin Toss Board Game
Located in London, GB
Antique French fairground coin toss board game with original coins This lot is a very unique and rare antique French fairground coin toss board game (with 3 original metal / lead...
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Antique Early 1900s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

  • Fairground Coin Toss Board Game
  • Fairground Coin Toss Board Game
  • Fairground Coin Toss Board Game
  • Fairground Coin Toss Board Game
H 36 in. W 36 in. D 2 in.
Early 20th Century Fairground Sign
Located in London, GB
Early 20th Century fairground sign We are proud to offer an early 20th century fairground hand painted ball game sign. Formed from a single piece of hand wood, hand painted with ver...
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Early 20th Century French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

  • Early 20th Century Fairground Sign
  • Early 20th Century Fairground Sign
  • Early 20th Century Fairground Sign
  • Early 20th Century Fairground Sign
H 16 in. W 13 in. D 1 in.
Mid-20th Century English Hand Painted Folk Art Fairground Panels
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English Fairground panels set. We are proud to offer a set of 3 rare handmade wooden English mid-20th century Fairground ride panel signs. Obtained from a fairgroun...
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Vintage 1940s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Plywood

Set of English Fairground Amusement Figures
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a unique and highly decorative set of double sided English Folk Art fairground ride figures. In the form of 4 mechanics dressed in Esso and BP petrol station ov...
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Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Brass

Fairground Lion Shooting Target, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
Antique fairground lion tamer shooting target unusually large and very rare and decorative item. This lot is a one off very rare and highly decorative antique handmade fairground ...
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Antique Early 1900s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

Fairground Folk Art Knock Down English Game
Located in London, GB
Aunt Sally We are proud to offer an Edwardian game called an Aunt Sally, a traditional pub garden or carnival game, origins dating back to the 17th century in which player would thr...
Category

Antique Early 1900s British Victorian Game Boards

Materials

Linen, Pine

Stunning Fairground Rocket, Space Shuttle or Airplane
By Hennecke
Located in Antwerp, BE
Great handmade Carousel rocket made in the 1950s. Wooden Folk Art sculpture on metal chassis with cast rubber wheels. Duo seat children's plane in good used vintage condition. ...
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Mid-20th Century German Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

Early 20th Century English Fairground Panel
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century English fairground panel We are proud to offer a wonderful example of an early 20th century English fairground panel. From a fairground “Electric Disc Game”, in ...
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Vintage 1920s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Plywood

Mid-20th Century English Fairground Panels Set
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th Century English Fairground Panels Set We are proud to offer a set of 2 rare handmade wooden English mid-20th Century Fairground ride panel signs. Obtained from a fairground...
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Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Plywood

Original English Hand Painted Wooden Vintage Fairground Dodgems Sign
Located in London, GB
Original English Fairground Dodgems Sign We are proud to offer a unique folk art handmade English Dodgems fairground sign. This item is hand made from sectioned wood, hand painted ...
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Vintage 1960s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Pair of Fairground or Circus Entrance Lions
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Magnificent pair of large circus or fairground display lions, handmade and painted thick gauge sheet metal with wrought iron frame and folding Stand so these can be free standing or ...
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Early 20th Century English Carnival Art

  • Pair of Fairground or Circus Entrance Lions
  • Pair of Fairground or Circus Entrance Lions
  • Pair of Fairground or Circus Entrance Lions
  • Pair of Fairground or Circus Entrance Lions
H 38.19 in. W 42.13 in. D 18.9 in.
Fairground Target Figure, circa 1920
Located in London, GB
Item: Americana Folk-art Tree Root Fairground Hoop Toss Target Figure Description: For sale in this LOT is a rare survivor of the early 20th Century, in the form of a folk-art tree ...
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Vintage 1920s Central American Folk Art Game Boards

Materials

Wood

  • Fairground Target Figure, circa 1920
  • Fairground Target Figure, circa 1920
  • Fairground Target Figure, circa 1920
  • Fairground Target Figure, circa 1920
H 10 in. W 12 in. D 12 in.
Fairground Whimsical Figure of Strongman John
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Charming mid-20th century fairground "strongman" figure, the slight gentleman wearing a beanie cap and sporting a handlebar moustache in mid squat position standing on original paint...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Signs

Materials

Fiberglass

1930s Vintage English Antique Coconut Shy Stand/Fairground/Amusement
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
1930s vintage coconut shy originally used at Coles Fairground Exeter, the coconut shy has various scenes top and bottom of fairground amusements, shire horses, Townsends amusements e...
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Vintage 1930s European Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Pine

Mid-20th Century English Fairground Double Sided Sign
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English fairground double sided Sign We are proud to offer a highly decorative mid-20th century English fairground double sided hand painted sign. This sign is big ...
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Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Fairground Automaton Soldiers
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century fairground automaton soldiers We are proud to offer a rare example of an early 20th century fairground automaton display. Made from toleware metal sheets and pine...
Category

Vintage 1910s French Victorian Carnival Art

Materials

Tin

Late 19th Century French Fairground Target Gallery
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Large late 19th century French fairground target gallery in the form of a theatre facade, when the target is hit the doors pop open. Known as "Porte de tir a Surprise". Although stil...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Carnival Art

  • Late 19th Century French Fairground Target Gallery
  • Late 19th Century French Fairground Target Gallery
  • Late 19th Century French Fairground Target Gallery
  • Late 19th Century French Fairground Target Gallery
H 59.06 in. W 32.29 in. D 5.91 in.
Mid -20th Century Double Sided Fairground Sign
Located in London, GB
Mid -20th century double sided fairground sign A hand painted double sided mid-20th century English fairground sign. Displayed on metal sheet, with its original handing hooks still ...
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Vintage 1960s British Mid-Century Modern Carnival Art

Materials

Sheet Metal

Vintage Fairground Flit the Hummingbird Figurine, Pocahontas, 1990s
By Walt Disney
Located in Antwerp, BE
Charming and cute Walt Disney character figurine: Flit the hummingbird from the well-known animated cartoon pocahontas. This carousel ride on animal - attraction park statue - them...
Category

Late 20th Century European Carnival Art

Materials

Polyester, Wood

Late 19th Century Fairground Target of a Privy
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Late 19th century, painted sheet metal fairground target of a privy. mounted on a contemporary stand, wear to the rear, France, circa 1890.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Carnival Art

  • Late 19th Century Fairground Target of a Privy
  • Late 19th Century Fairground Target of a Privy
  • Late 19th Century Fairground Target of a Privy
  • Late 19th Century Fairground Target of a Privy
H 16.54 in. W 10.63 in. D 3.55 in.
Mid-20th Century English Fairground Panel
Located in London, GB
Mid-20th century English fairground panel. We are proud to offer a mid – 20th century English fairground panel. A hand painted sign promoting a fairground JETS ride. The panel is ma...
Category

Vintage 1950s British Folk Art Signs

Materials

Plywood

Vintage Fiberglass Coffee Man, Alice in Wonderland, Fairground Figurine
Located in Antwerp, BE
Funny vintage fiberglass coffee man - Mad Hatter - Male figurine in sparkling colors with cup and coffeepot, based on the Disney's Fairytale Movie 'Alice in Wonderland'. Place...
Category

Late 20th Century European Carnival Art

Materials

Wood, Fiberglass

French Mid-20th Century Fairground Target Animated Scratch Built Panel
Located in London, GB
Fairground target panel We are proud to offer a hand painted fairground shooting target scratch built animated panel. The target is the handle on the door, and if you hit the target...
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Vintage 1950s French Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Collection Fairground Shooting Targets
Located in Pease pottage, West Sussex
Collection (six) early 20th century fairground shooting knockdown targets, each with seven figurative knockdown targets contained in a timber target box and metal protective sheeting...
Category

Early 20th Century English More Folk Art

Early 20th Century Scratch Built English Fairground Shooting Target Gallery
Located in London, GB
English fairground shooting target We are proud to offer a rare scratch built English fairground shooting target game. A fully working example showing lots of character, the game fu...
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Vintage 1920s British Folk Art Carnival Art

Materials

Metal

Pair of Glass Distortion Carnival Fairground Mirrors Concave and Convex
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A rare pair of obverse fairground mirrors, housed in their original pine frames and ebonised finish. The original concave and convex optical glass is of sound condition with minor...
Category

20th Century English Carnival Art

Materials

Optical Glass, Pine

19th Century Hand Carved Gold Gilt English Fairground Poles
Located in London, GB
4 English fairground poles We are proud to offer a unique set of 4 English fairground poles, hand carved from pine and individually painted with gold gilt, red and faux effect. The ...
Category

Antique 1890s British Victorian Carnival Art

Materials

Pine, Paint

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Fairground Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic piece of fairground art available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and pine, every item from our selection of fairground art was constructed with great care. There are many kinds of the choice in our collection of fairground art you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 19th Century to those made as recently as the 20th Century. An object in our assortment of fairground art, designed in the Folk Art, Victorian or Mid-Century Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Walt Disney, Emmanuel Fremiet and Hennecke each produced at least one beautiful option in this array of fairground art that is worth considering.

How Much is a Fairground Art?

Prices for a piece of fairground art start at $340 and top out at $20,056 with the average selling for $1,703.