A BOXED J.C. ALLGEYER TIN KNIGHTS' TOURNAMENT
German, circa 1850
Hand painted flat tin figures and structures, comprising of five fences, a lodge for the king, two orchestra stalls with musicians, two lodges for honoured visitors (the canopy of one is broken), various knights fighting on horseback and on foot. Some paint loss. In wooden box with sliding lid, on top a coloured lithographic illustration and the description in three languages. The lid a little bended.
Box 19 x 14 x 4,2 cm