Antique Herschell Spillman Carousel Horse - Outer Row


Carved by the Herschell Spillman carousel factory in North Tonawanda, NY, circa 1915, and professionally restored in 1990 by Carousel Works, Inc. Currently it resides in Holmdel, NJ.

  • Height - 52"
  • Total Length - 68"
  • Length (rump to bust) - 48"

Though designated a stander this wood carousel horse is posed in an energetic pacing gait and presents in very good condition. The flowing mane has an unusual interstice, sometimes referred to as a peek-a-boo mane, and furnished with a natural horsehair tail.

Purchased from Robert R. Kissel, on 4/14/90 for a price of $18,500. It was restored by Carousel Works, Inc. on 7/5/90 for another $1,800.