Antique Miniature Handpainted Game of the Goose in Wooden Box
So funny is this lovely toy for your dolls !
The game of the Goose was mostly played in Europe and seen as family entertainment. Commercial versions of the game appeared in the 1880s and 1890s, and feature typical old European characteristics such as men and women in clothes from the period. The aim of the game is to reach square number sixty-three, the Goose Garden, before any of the other players with obstacles such as the Inn, the Bridge, the Well, the Labyrinth and much more.
The wooden box has a sliding cover ; it contains a handpainted board with the track, 4 pawns, 2 dice, and game instructions (in French).
3 "(7.5 cm) long - 2 3/8"(6 cm) wide.
Excellent condition, all original.
France - Circa 1900.