For sale, a wonderful Victorian era hand carved wood child's glider rocking horse in a "New England" style. Horse polychrome paint with old patina and leather saddle and reins are original. Horse shows very minor wear. With black spots and paint would rate about a 95%.
Ornate and fancy hand applied scroll work embellishments to a solid glider wood frame. Sturdy upholstered leather seat with high front and rear rests. Missing horse hair mane (there maybe enough from tail to fix as a mane). Brass tacks to saddle have a dark patina.
Structurally solid horse is tight and secure to glider base. Running horse dimensions are approximately 37" inches long by 6" inches. Wide (measured at the rump) and is 20 inches tall.Ase is 35" inches long by 12.75" inches wide and is 13.5 inches tall. No maker marks anywhere, but this rocker and base very. To those manufactured by Whitney Reed Chair Co. Of Leominster, Massachusetts in the early 20's. An excellent example for any rocking horse or antique collector. Also would look great in any child's room, den or as a prop in any. Horse will be unscrewed from "C" glider frame (5 screws) and horse and frame will be carefully.
The item "Antique Rocking Horse Victorian Folk Art New England Whitney Reed Style" is in sale since Thursday, May 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Classic Toys\Rocking Horses". The seller is "streammedia" and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States.