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Rocking horse

Object Number: 
INV.4480
Date: 
1860-1890
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 10 x 2 in. ( 12.7 x 25.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron rocking horse with white horse mounted on deep rocker; trotting horse with tail streaming behind, two feet attached to rocker; painted harness (black) and red band across middle; red rocker with underside painted orange, ends (painted black) embossed with decorative crest and attached to rocker.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group