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King George V Queen Mary Horse Brass Crowned 1911 Harness Ornament Royalty

English vintage

  • $ 000

This horse brass or souvenir brass made in the Edwardian era if 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V and Queen Mary. 

The brass was a revolutionary design, as it was the first one to have the profiles of both the king and queen, and not just the king. That design has been repeated in royal brasses since.

The royal commemorative souvenir brass is in very good +++ used vintage condition, and is extremely well made brass with excellent definition and detail.

The royalty horse brass measures 3.65 inches high by 3 inches wide.

Horse brasses were developed in the 17th century to decorate and identify draft horses and are very collectible.

In England you see them decorating the beams in pubs or hung by the fireplace in homes, or used as Christmas tree ornaments.

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