Queen of the carousel horses
Artist paint it, photographers shoot it, kids love it, and horse and art lovers admirer its form and beauty. The American Beauty Rose horse is maybe the most photographed of all carousel horses. Being that there are only three know to existence and each a bit different they are now estimated at over $150,000 each.
Photo of Carousel Horse
The horse has been and continues to be the most popular carousel animal.
Most people have fond memories of riding a lovely wooden horse while flying around in a large circle with music. I know that I LOVED riding these wooden horses when I was a child and still do.
Photos of Horse Carousels
Photo example of an American Beauty Horse An other photo example of an American Beauty Horse
The American Beauty Rose carousel horse was carved around 1925-1927 as the lead horse for MC Illions’ last and finest carousel made.
Wood carvers try to replicate its hand carved beauty: Hand Carved Carousel Horses (& More) on Consignment