Antique Wood Dentzel Jumper Carousel Horse
Measurements are app. 45"x 65"long , all wood antique, ‘ original glass eyes. He is Jumper horse, ..both front and back legs in the same position. Head position is a Stargazer, head looking up at the sky( glass eyes)...carved scallop on breast strapping with a decorative carving holding the flank strap. He is an inner or middle row horse, no jewels. Horse hair tail.
This horse was carved circa 1910-1925 in the Dentzel Factory in New York. He is a large jumper horse, made to go up and down. He is in old Park paint, an older restoration. This horse is a Gray Body with a Darker Gray mane and horse hair tail. Black Saddle, with light and dark gray trim. The blanket and some trim is painted a Salmon color.
Purchased about 1975 from the Carousel Man in Coney Island. He might have come from a Dentzel/Muller machine from the Pennsylvania area. It would take further research to verify which carousel.
Condition issues,Wood looks to be in very good shape, there is a seam problem beginning at the neck, and hairline cracks in the knees (typical for his age) in these photos. Includes base and no brass pole.