Spanish Colonial
Tooled Leather and Wood Saddle, 18th-19th Century
The early Spanish vaquero (cowboy) saddles of highly tooled leather are characterized by the addition of large bulbous saddle horns cut from the same piece of saddle tree - a carved solid piece of wood - which formed the foundation of the saddles.

  • All proceeds from the sale of this artwork benefit the Spanish Colonial Arts Society
  • Dimensions:
  • 9 1/2 x 21 x 12 in. (24.13 x 53.34 x 30.48 cm.)
  • Condition:
  • The saddle is in overall good condition, consistent with age and use. Some dryness and stiffness to leather, and splitting to wood.

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August 10, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
Santa Fe, NM, US

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