FineEnglishRockinghorses Special collection

Legend

A fabulous example of an early period rocking horse on bow rocker. Circa 1850.

It is a privilege to have him join our stables. He has his original elongated oval dapples, typical of the time, old saddlery & even one of his saddle cloths intact!

He has been sympathetically conserved to retain his originality.

It is always wonderful when a horse comes with a provenance & his makes interesting reading!

Legend may become available for rehoming. 

Please enquire.


Legend - superb example of a bow rocking horse with original oval dapples t

Alfie

An absolutely endearing little toy push horse with some age.

He has his original dapples & paintwork.

His saddlery looks to have been replaced and it is possible that his antique metal rosettes with remnants of faded silk ribbon may be original to him.








Alfie Antique Toy Push Horse

G & J Lines bow rocking horse.

It really is a rarity to find an antique rocking horse with so much of his original paintwork & old varnish intact.
He has his original saddlery including both his pommels. Usually these become seperated over time.
Antique Bow Rocking Horse G & J Lines with his original saddlery in tac

Reckless

A Beautiful Early Antique Bow Rocking Horse restored by Jan Rusling

Reckless's last residence was with the Kennedy Clan at Cassillis Castle in Scotland, where he was admired by many a visitor over the years.

The Kennedy Clan brought him to Cassillis Castle from Culzean Castle which they handed over to the national trust in 1946.

We are privileged to have him within our private collection.



Reckless Beautiful Early Bow Rocking Horse waiting for his bow


G & J Lines

A Beautiful example of an extra carved antique rocking horse by G & J Lines
circa 1880.

G & j Lines rocking horses often have a feminine look with their dished faces
flared nostrils & pricked ears...
teddy having a ride on an extra carved G&J Lines rocking horse


G & J Lines

Another picture showing her superb carving & original paintwork.

G&JLines extra carved rocking horse in original condition_1

'The Woman In Black' 2012

This beautiful bow rocking horse was crafted by Jan Rusling & was a special commission to star in the movie 'The Woman In Black' 2012,  as seen pictured on the home page. Offers are now being considered for this little star! If you would like to own this Very Special Rocking Horse, please register your offer for consideration, through the 'contact us' link. Thankyou.

Bow Rocking Horse crafted by Jan Rusling & starred in 'The Woman In Black'


30" High Bow Rocking Horse

A very sweet little antique rocking horse on a bow rocker, maker unknown.
Standing only 30" high she is a sought after size. These tiny bow rockers are quite a rarity, not often found.
Beautiful little bow rocking horse G &JLines

Leach Rocking Horse

An exquisite example of an extra carved antique rocking horse attributed to P.Leach. 

He has much of his original paintwork intact with the very faint all over dapple pattern that is similar to another Leach rocking horse as shown in the book ' A Kiss Of Rocking Horses' by David Kiss.

He has what appears to be remains of his old saddlery, with some parts replaced as can be seen in the photos. His saddle cloths mane & tail are replacements. 

He has the most beautiful extra carving to his neck and also on all four of his legs and a very exaggerated turn to his head.

A truly beautiful horse.







Leach Rocking Horse head


Nightingale

A Stunning bespoke Rocking Horse hand carved with great attention to detail by Jan Rusling as a special commission.

Please take a look at her extra carving including her skin folds above her flank & her muscle definition to each side of her neck & rump. This photo does not do any justice to the amazing amount of detail that the camera has not picked up upon, including the bone definition to her legs & also her carved tongue.



Dapple Grey Horse By Jan Rusling7


F H Ayres

A close up showing the head of this beautiful early antique rocking horse by victorian maker F H Ayres.

Note the extra carving to the side of his neck.

F H Ayres rocking horses are reknowned for their masculine profile & quality carving.

This beautiful rocking horse has now found way to new pastures!
FH Ayres Extra Carved Antique Rocking Horse Circa 1880 1900

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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