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Example of Victorian English fairground carving by master carver Charles Spooner of Burton - on -Trent is this spandrel-shaped showfront board with a carved Dragon's head and other fragments of Spooner's carving which came from a late 19th century fairground show.
The board is a remnant from a collection of fairground scenery bought in 1997 at the closure of the Wookey Hole Fairground Collection in Somerset, England.

Measures 70" long x 25" high. In reasonable condition with the original gilding on a restored & repainted backing board

Made in Burton-on-Trent, England by the company of George Orton Sons & Spooner. Circa 1880-1900
  • Period: Circa 1890 - 1910
    • Price: £325.00
    • €375 Euro
    • $393 US Dollar
  • Location: London
    • Dimensions: H: 25cm (9.84in)
    • W: 70cm (27.56in)
    • D: 0cm (0.00in)