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Toy horse

Toy horse

  • Place of origin:

    Sweden (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved and painted wood

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs G. Landsberg

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Museum of Childhood, Creativity Gallery, case 8

This is one of a group of German traditional toys which were made in the 1900s and were mainly based on very old designs. This toy horse is carved from wood and has a slight dip in its back, possibly to accomodate a rider.

Physical description

Carved and painted wooden horse with a slight dip in the back, possibly to accomodate a rider. It is brightly coloured in white, blue, red, yellow, green and black.

Place of Origin

Sweden (made)


ca. 1900 (manufactured)



Materials and Techniques

Carved and painted wood


Height: 10.2 cm, Length: 10.8 cm

Descriptive line

Toy horse, one of a group of traditional wooden toys made in Sweden about 1900




Children & Childhood; Dolls & Toys


Museum of Childhood

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