Horse Brass England Lion Rampant Souvenir Pub Brass 1920-1930s
This is an English souvenir horse brass featuring a lion rampant or rearing in a scalloped circle dating to 1920-1930s.
This horse brass was a reproduction casting of a great antique design and measures 3.5 inches high by 3 inches wide that was originally part of a coat or arms and livery.They usually show up without tail or tongue, but this is intact.
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.