Rocking Type Horse Coxquiqui Puebla Last 1/2 of 20th Cent.
Carved and painted wood
Ht. 32" x W. 31.5" x D. 14"
This charming rocking horse is a rich example of Mexican Folk art, with an exuberant yet naïve quality. It is from the Sierra Puebla, the same area that produces the puppets with their large hands and the puppet boxes in which the puppets live when not in use.