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Scottish Thistle Souvenir Vintage Horse Brass Ornament Harness Brass 1920s

English vintage

  • $ 000

This vintage English horse brass or pub brass depicts a Scottish thistle in a horseshoe with the words Frae Scotlan with the S polished away.

This brass was made 1900-1920s and has signs of use on a harness and sprew remnants on the back. The Scotland souvenir horse breass measures 3.5 inch high by 2.85 inches wide and is in very good used vintage condition. 
Horse brasses were developed in the 17th century to decorate and identify draft horses and to be used as charms.

Horse brasses are a popular collectible today. In England they decorate the beams of pubs and hang by the fireplaces of homes.