Saddler's Display Horse

Contributed by Museum of English Rural Life

Saddler's Display Horse

This model plaster horse has a full harness of leather and metal and would sit in the window of a saddlers to demonstrate the craft of the shop owner. The plaster has cracked and chipped since being made in the 1920's, but it is easy to imagine the model being greatly admired by children and passers-by, and therefore quite a good tool for advertising and branding for the saddler.

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