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19th Century Life Sized Horse Trade Sign from a Tack Shop in Pennsylvania



19th century life sized horse trade sign from a tack shop in Pottsville, PA. Horse is made of cast iron, wood, and papier mâché. The tail and cast iron ears are removable. Original finish. The mouth opens for a bit. Would have been used to display saddles and other equestrian gear. Incredible piece of folk art for any horse enthusiast.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 86.5 in. (219.71 cm)Width: 97 in. (246.38 cm)Depth: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Excellent untouched condition for age. Few scuffs and losses to paint. Could easily be restored, however we have chosen to leave in "as found condition" for the collectors who prefer undisturbed finishes.
  • Seller Location
    Charleston, SC
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5188119469412

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    Ships From: Richmond , VA
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