First "Play Sand Horse" (curious Leksands horse) was made in 1948. The pattern originally comes from wallpaper, inspired by "Solomos dom" by Winter Karl Hanssin Yttermo (1777-1805). Nowadays, this unique and elegant Dala horse is produced in 3 different colors: Yellow, Orange, and Blue. Handcrafted and hand-painted in Sweden.
In this listing, you will find 2 vintage Dala horses from the 1980s.
Yellow and blue: height - 10.5cm (4.13")
🤩 100% handmade.
Dala horse is a traditional carved, painted wooden statue of a horse originating in the Swedish province of Dalarna. In the old days, it was mostly used as a toy for children, while in modern times, it has become a symbol of Dalarna, as well as of Sweden in general.
Dala horse - a great addition to your collection from the heart of Sweden 🇸🇪
Recycled wood is used for the production of the horses and all the paints used are certified as safe for the environment. All Dala horses are hand-carved and handmade.
We determine the figurine's height by measuring from its legs to the highest point of its ears or horns. For additional information, please refer to the FAQ.
We deliver from Sweden. The processing time of your order depends on the horse you order. The processing time is specified under each listing.
To Europe: 3-4 working days.
To the USA: 4-5 working days.
To Australia: 6-8 working days.
Rest of the world: 4-6 working days.
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Carved and painted with love in Sweden. Every product in our store is hand-carved and hand-painted by famous Swedish artists and manufacturers.
Bring back warm and nice memories from Sweden. Our Dala products are unique, individually decorated in the rich traditional patterns specific for Dalarna, the heart of Sweden.