Polychromed terracotta body; wooden legs and tail; velvet covered wooden saddle; satin saddle blanket bordered with metallic thread; gold neck strap and gold threaded girth with gilt metal buckles; silver braided martingale; gold braided mane; silver braided bridle; silver stirrups and silver braided reins | 42.1cm | Second half 18th century

Unknown Artist

In 1964, Loretta Hines Howard generously presented to the Museum over 140 Neapolitan crèche figures, dating from the second half of the eighteenth century. The varied assortment includes figures from the three traditional scenes of a complete Neapoli...
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