LA GRACE, or LES GRACES, a game invented in France during the first quarter of the 19th century and called there le jcu dcs Graces. It is played with two light sticks about 16 in. long and a wicker ring, which is projected into the air by placing it over the sticks crossed and then separating them rapidly. The ring is caught upon the stick of another player and thrown back, the object being to prevent it from falling to the ground.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)