Couple skilfully carved antique wooden court jester / joker sculptures / ornaments (2) - Wood - Late 19th century

Description
Couple skilfully carved antique wooden court jester / joker sculptures / ornaments (2) - Wood - Late 19th century
France

Expertly carved large antique wooden (court) jester sculpture / ornament - Origin France - second half 19th century.
In the style of the Middle Ages.

The jester is displayed sitting - can be placed on an edge piece.
These sculptures were part of a larger whole.

A jester or court jester is the official prankster at the court of a prince or a drama company. Especially in the Middle Ages the court jester was popular, but over the centuries they disappeared from most courts.

In reasonably well preserved condition, one of the left jester’s feet (with shoe) is missing.

Dimensions:

Height: 37 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Length: 11.5 cm.
Weight (2): 2.3 kg.

Home delivery.

Lot details
No. of items
2
Object
Couple skilfully carved antique wooden court jester / joker sculptures / ornaments
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Late 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
37×13.5×11.5 cm
Weight
2.3 kg
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