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A rocking horse with a flattened carved head and neck attached to shaped seat and ring, supported by 6 turned spindles. The seat is raised on an arched supports and joined to long rockers and front rolled-edge platform. The horse is painted mottled grey with blue mane and eyes and a red mouth and nostrils. The rest is painted a medium blue and bright yellow stripes. the seat is painted with a polychrome eagle in flight.
Inscribed on adhesive tape is: Loaned by NF Little . Inscribed in pencil on the horse's underside of the platform- front and back is: [illeg.] M Pete (or Pet) of F.W. Norris .
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
17 x 35.5 x 14.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little