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19th Century German Self Taught Folk Art Rocking Horse

$2,667.17

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19th Century folk art rocking horse We are proud to offer a highly decorative mid-19th Century example of a European rocking horse. Made from sectioned pieces of hardwood, carved by hand, and featuring a wonderful carved wooden horse’s head. This item is untouched in form, with all its original paint and sections intact. The object works perfectly which is credit for the extraordinary craftsmanship of the maker. The head on this rocking horse is what makes it so unique and decorative we believe, object of nostalgic playful beauty. This item was discovered in Germany earlier this month in a private collection of antique toys. Size in inches: H 24” x W 44” x D 15” Origin: Germany Period: 1870 Material: Hand wood Condition: This item is completely solid in structure and form, crackled paint, worn surfaces, missing carved sections, natural wooden splits and a natural patina make it highly decorative in our opinion. The object weights close of 20kg as it is made from hardwood. please review all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 24 in. (60.96 cm)Width: 44 in. (111.76 cm)Depth: 15 in. (38.1 cm)
  • Style
    Folk Art (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading. This item considering its age is completely secure and functional.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4304220849312

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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