Painted Wooden "Shoe Fly" RockerPainted Wooden "Shoe Fly" Rocker

Originally one side of a "Shoe Fly" rocking horse, this painted, wooden horse on rocker has wonderful decorative appeal all on its own. It stands 16" tall and 33 1/2" long. It is cut from a single board, with attached rocker, and retains its original red surface. The wear and patina attest to a well loved and used past.

Judging from the surface and remnants of early wire nails, we believe this to be a ca. 1900 piece.

A picture wire hanger has been added to facilitate wall display.

This is one of those simple folk pieces where form, color, wear and patina combine for great visual impact.

Item ID: FR0433

Painted Wooden "Shoe Fly" Rocker

$500 USD

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