toy animal

A horse model, Japan. Made of carved wood painted chiefly black with a green saddle, blue along top of neck and muzzle, below which hangs a bell. Upright tail of vegetal fibre, mane of white feather, yellow braided breast band with tassels and a pair of ribbons stretched across the forehead hang to either side.

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