RARE Antique STEIN GOLDSTEIN ARTISTIC Brass Trade Sign Horse Carousel Statue Mold. Truly must have piece for the early Americana, carousel collector! Up for sale is an incredible antique large solid brass horse head statues advertising for the famous carousel manufacturing company STEIN and GOLDSTEIN well known for making some of the most beautiful carousel horses. After doing some research on this piece we believe it is a either a mold for their carousel horses or a trade sign for the company. The piece is simply amazing, a wonderful brass sculpture of a horse head standing on a wooden base which reads STEIN-GOLDSTEIN ARTISTIC.
Measures overall 31 tall x 23 wide x 9 deep. Weights approximately 45-50 pounds of brass along. Possibly was done as a starting mold for the horse and after was mounted on the display and possibly used as a window/office piece. Please review some of the company history we have found during our research.
SOLOMOM STEIN and HARRY GOLDSTEINMuseum Wood Carver Henry Goldstein began their carving careers making wooden combs the kind used by fashionable ladies to hold up and decorate the fancy hairstyles popular at the turn of the century. In 1912, after carving horses for existing carousel companies, they established their own firm which they called the Artistic Carrousel Manufacturers.
Their carousels were among the biggest ever built and featured large, angry, snarling horses. These horses appear to object to your presence and strain to be free of the carouselfree perhaps to run off to the nearest castle.
Despite the forcefulness of these steeds, they are often festooned with flowers and other delicate decorationthe kind a lady might give to her knight before he went off to slay a dragon or do battle in her honor. The New York City Parks Department set out to find a replacement carousel for Central Park to replace the one that had been destroyed by fire and to their astonishment, they discovered the present vintage Carousel, abandoned in the old trolley terminal on Coney Island. This Carousel is one of the largest in the United States, with 58 hand-carved, painted horses and is considered to be one of the finest examples of turn-of-the-century folk art. Created in 1908, Stein and Goldsteins amazing craftsmanship is evidently displayed, as the nearly life-size horses in the outer ring appear to come alive as the Carousel quickly spins.A Ruth Sohn band organ playing a Wurlitzer 150 music roll provides the music and is original to the Carousel. Condition is excellent with beautiful brass patina, base is sturdy with no visible damage, raised lettering advertising. Please see pictures for condition and details.
DO NOT MISS on this one of a kind piece! Guaranteed to make for a superb decor piece for any horse lover and not only. Perfect addition to your sculpture collection as well as advertising memorabilia. Please see photos for details, let us know if you need any photo or information.
The item "HISTORIC Antique STEIN&GOLDSTEIN ARTISTIC Carousel Horse Brass Mold Trade Sign" is in sale since Saturday, February 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Signs\Original\Pre-1930".
The seller is "armada_antiques" and is located in Ogunquit, Maine. This item can be shipped to United States.