Real 60s unique swedish dala horse (Dalahäst) handmade in Sweden. Hand-carved solid wood horse hand painted in a glossy gray with swedish black/brown/beige motifs. Minor signs made in time in the past decades, overall in great condition - considering its age.Please have a closer look at the pictures. Height 13cm x Length 11.5cm. Height 5.1" x Length 4.52" inches. 100grams / 0.22 pounds weight. Definitely, a must-have for any collector / aficionado!
Short history: Originally, Dala horses were made as toys for children to play with. They were produced in Dalarna region, in the central Sweden in small villages, where people lived surrounded by forests.
This is where the name stems from. The global attention didnt come until the 20th century in the Worlds Fair in New York 1939, where Dala horses represented Sweden.
After this, the Dala horses were seen as a symbol of Sweden and mass production of the horses started. Since then, Dala horses have been popular souvenirs, but nowadays they are truly collectibles. The item "60s rare Swedish vintage Dala Horse 5.1 13cm dalahäst gray Nils Olsson Sweden" is in sale since Tuesday, June 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animals\Horses\ Merch.
The seller is "hellotherevintage" and is located in Bucharest. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.