Parker Un-restored Abilene Carousel Horse Jumper
Peek a boo mane
This all wood antique horse circa 1915-20. Made by Parker company
( Abilene), Kansas, USA),
This is an Outer Row jumper, Peek-a-boo Mane, Stargazer head up position, with glass eyes, jewels. He is a typical Parker, compact, easy to transport. Boar Carving on the back of the saddle, and Dragon head on the side, Wood tail, an animal, scroll, and has rings for the reins, and metal original belly plate, metal horseshoes. Measures 60 inches long and 36 inches tall.
He has layers of old park paint, probably many layers. The neck , body joint is separating, and possibly the legs, Wood looks to be in fair condition. Usually the joints have rot due to the use of original iron nails.
This horse is a standard size Traveling jumper. Head up, Stargazer position, he is an outer Double blanket,one fringed, with breast collar with Dragon head with jewels, some decorative painting on the sides.