Antique English Victorian Four Brass Martingale

A most attractive Late 19th Century Antique English Victorian Leather Martingale carrying four horse-brasses, viz. a Bull, a Clairseach or Irish Harp, a Rearing Horse, and an Emblem of Union, comprising Thistle, Rose and Shamrock; the reverse of each brass stamped ENGLAND. Difficult today to imagine the importance of the horse in bygone days, prior to the arrival of the internal combustion engine; and the pride which Farmers, Carters, and others took in dressing these much valued animals which played such an important role in their lives.

Length ~ 45.70 cm. / 18.00 inches ~ Width ~ 8.90 cm. / 3.50 inches ~ Depth ~ 1.00 cm. / 0/75 inches ~ Year ~ Circa 1895 ~Shown here in Images 3 and 4 alongside it’s five brass companion, { Stock Ref. AV5BM-16 }, here listed separately, the two having been acquired together and both presently available for purchase.

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  • SKU: AV4BM-16
  • Stock: In stock
  • Weight/Size: Small



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