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A Folk Art Wooden Hobby Horse

American, 19th/Early 20th Century

carved and with remnants of old paint, mounted to a later stand, together with a leather bridle with applied shells.

Height of horse (with stand) 19 x length 21 1/2 inches. 

Provenance:Property of the late Karen Tosterud, Bellaire, Michigan

We are pleased to offer the collection of Karen Renae Tosterud (1947-2020) of Bellaire, Michigan. A Minnesotan by birth and Swedish by heritage, Karen was naturally drawn to Scandinavian antiques, particularly Dala horses, and this sale offers a remarkable range of examples of this traditional child’s toy. But Karen also collected a range of other children’s items and the sale is replete with German pull-toys, Teddy Bears, child’s furniture and folk art, all chosen with a keen eye.

Condition:

Bridle does not fit the horse. 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$224
03/10/2021

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