A delightful pastime, this wooden cup and ball toy is perfect for children of any age, and the playful at heart! Perfect as a unique, historical stocking stuffer.
“Cup and Ball” was originally known as “bilboquet” in 16thc. France where the game originated. Popularized in England at the court of Elizabeth I, it remained a children’s toy well into the 19thc. and was also known as “bilbo catcher.” Jane Austen is said to have excelled at the game!
Carved of wood, connected with a cotton string. Comes in a linen bag with instruction card. Measures 6.” Imported.