Century, the young men of the parish of the villette and the suburb of Saint-Lauren played to pull the goose by stick in 1726. This game is always played in xx. Century in Auvergne, for example in the arfeuilles in the department of allier, during the employers' party of 15 August, but also in the upper Loire and in the dome puy during the years 2010 and 2020 during certain employers' parties and classards, the goose previously killed is hanged by the legs in height. In balance on a horse, participants must in turn shoot on the animal's head with bare hands or hit it with a stick until it is beheaded, sending their trophy to the audience. The animals are then cooked and shared by the feasters around a banquet, a beautiful testimony of our past customs although the practice of goose shooting is legal in france if the animal was previously killed, it sometimes arouses indignation and contempt of the defenders of the animal cause who accuse him of his gratuitous cruelty.
(source wikepedia) its dimensions, long: 24 cm, height: 21,5 cm, thickness: 5 cm, blackened wooden frame, the original glass has air bubbles, it is likely that the interior scene is made of polychrome platter. This item is in the category "art, antiques\ objects of xixe and before". The seller is "lecasteel" and is located in this country: fr. This item can be shipped to the following countries: United States, European Union, Canada.