Contemporary Rocking Horses
Walkers Rocking Horses.
Curly is a hand made rocking horse dating from 1968, original invoices and receipts accompany him. He has an interesting and distinctive design, a little lower than a classic rocking horse, with the lines of a carousel horse about him.
He has retained all his original tack, except for stirrup leathers and a replacement natural horse hair mane and tail The original leather on the saddle has restored well, new braid and decorative nails replaced. The paintwork is original, with minor condition from light use. The stand is sound and in full working order.
body Length 26"
Length Overall 60"
We don't have much information on Mr Walker, except that he was trading as a rocking horse maker in the 1960's. From his invoices regarding "Curly", he appears to have been a chartered engineer, possibly like many taking up a craft business in semi-retirement. The business address is given as Astley Court, Corley, a residential address.
To purchase or find out more about this horse, please contact Sally, either by email or phone on the links on the footer, or better still, visit our showroom in the scenic Shropshire Hills, we would be delighted to see you