A country made pair of naive carvings of a jockey on a bay horse jumping and a grey in a paddock. They are carved in solid fruitwood with the original paint. These examples of people’s art were possibly made as a gift for a child. English, circa 1890.
Depth of grey horse: 6cms (2.5 inches) Depth of bay horse: 5cms (2 inches)
Width of grey horse: 30.5cms (12 inches) Width of bay horse: 23cms (9 inches)
Height of grey horse: 19cms (7.5 inches) Height of bay horse: 19cms (7.5 inches)