Toy Horse

ca. 1900 (manufactured)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Carved and painted wood
Brief Description
Toy horse, one of a group of traditional wooden toys made in Sweden about 1900
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 105mm
  • Width: 30mm
  • Depth: 120mm
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mrs G. Landsberg
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
MISC.18-1971

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record createdFebruary 20, 2004
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