Manx Cat Horse Brass England Isle Of Man Symbol 1920s Harness Ornament
This is an English souvenir horse brass featuring a tailess Manx cat which is the is the national symbol of the Isle Of Man from the 1920s.
This neat souvenir horse brass has a mildly concave back and great patina and measures 3.25 inches high by 2.5 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.