Ninepins has been a popular sport in North America since the Dutch settlers brought it with them to the Hudson River Valley in the 17th century. It is one of many forms of bowling games played in Europe since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans. In colonial America, men and women of all ages enjoyed the popular pastime of ninepins; it remained a popular sport until tenpins became well established in the late 19th century. This tabletop version has been developed from period accounts and print sources.
This solid wood tabletop ninepins stand 5” tall. Packaged with 2 solid wood 2” balls, in a printed box with history and instructions.