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Old, Antique, Vintage & Collectible Rocking Horses

Ayres Stable of Rocking Horses

Widely regarded as the finest victorian and Edwardian rocking horses, Frederick Henry Ayres combined a flair for innovation with high quality.

Ayres's horses tended to look more masculine, the large top of the range extra carved horses are certainly impressive. The magnificent Ayres D Type models are very sought after featuring extra carving, turned and tilted heads and impressive fully morticed stands. Ayres also made spring stand horses, patent turning head models and bow rocking horses to mention but a few innovations.
  •  Sharpless
    A restored extra carved rocking horse by F H Ayres. Pictures and details pending by 30 Oct 2014

    New in our Autumn Collection only £2250!
  • Large Ayres rocking horse Chester
    A very large Ayres rocking horse, outstanding restoration.
    £5250.
  • Ayres rocking horse Billy
    A restored rocking horse by F H Ayres

    £1475
  • Ayres rocking horse Barclay
    A restored rocking horse by F H Ayres

    £1475

Frederick Henry Ayres was one of the leading late Victorian toy and rocking horse manufacturers. Probably second only to Lines in output, many would regard Ayres as more classic. F H Ayres was innovative with a string of interesting patents for rocking horse designs. The firm was based at 111 Aldersgate, London from 1864 until 1940, supplying most London department stores, such as Harrods as well as being widely exported. Ayres rocking horses are undoubtably the most collectable of antique rocking horses.
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