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Large Rocking Horse by Collinson

$2,130.35

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A large antique rocking horse made by Collinson in circa 1950. Collinson has been making rocking horses since 1835, but most of the ones that have survived date from the post-war period. The paintwork is original and has had minor resoration, the saddle is original and the bridle has been made from old horse tack, the mane, tail and forelock are mainly original but have had a small amount of horsehair added to them. Collinson rocking horses can be identified by: Rectangular (not turned) vertical pillars on the stand Corduroy or velvet saddle tops Vinyl 'Rexine' saddle flaps and saddlecloths 'Pin eyes' made from decorative nails (but ours has glass eyes) Diamond shaped plywood decoration on the top bar of the stand.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 47 in. (119.38 cm)Width: 56.5 in. (143.51 cm)Depth: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1950
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. The paintwork has had minor restoration; the saddle is original and the bridle has been made from old horse tack. The mane, tail and forelock are alsmost all original but have had a small amount added in places.
  • Seller Location
    Bradford-on-Avon, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: S191stDibs: LU958221355492

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    Ships From: Bradford on Avon, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 10 days of delivery.

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Located in Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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