A horseshoe made by a farrier as a master-craftsman’s exam piece.
In exceptional cases the hoof of a favourite horse was kept as a keepsake, after the death of the animal.
- Horse hoof - curiosity cabinet - master test for blacksmith - ca 1875
- Horn - forged iron and forged nails
- Estimated Period
- First half 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 9×12×13 cm