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Great old Mor Nisser Dala horse with unusual type of carving

Great old Mor Nisser Dala horse with unusual type of carving

Originally Dala horse was made out of waste wood from funiture making, possibly in teh 17th century. it was a toy and the look would vary a lot depending on who made each horse. People also made horses to sell to make some extra money. Maybe the form of the horse var rather natural since the horse then was a frien, a working companion and symbolized strength.

Originally Dala horse was made out of waste wood from funiture making, possibly in teh 17th century. it was a toy and the look would vary a lot depending on who made each horse. People also made horses to sell to make some extra money. Maybe the form of the horse var rather natural since the horse then was a frien, a working companion and symbolized strength.

Dala horse from Dalahästen, A Cultural Treasure, an encyclopedia of Dalahorses created by Göran Samuelsson, Siv Samuelsson and Johan Nordström

Dala horse from Dalahästen, A Cultural Treasure, an encyclopedia of Dalahorses created by Göran Samuelsson, Siv Samuelsson and Johan Nordström

Dala Horse from Sweden.  This isn't actually a Christmas item, but (thanks to my Grammy), it reminds me of Christmas.

Dala Horse from Sweden. This isn't actually a Christmas item, but (thanks to my Grammy), it reminds me of Christmas.

WHERE CAN I BUY ONE?! Its a white dala swedish horse...they wouldn't let me buy the one in ikea!

WHERE CAN I BUY ONE?! Its a white dala swedish horse...they wouldn't let me buy the one in ikea!

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