For your consideration, this is an antique (4th quarter 19th century) cast iron black jockey hitching post (lawn jockey) in original with slight modification to paint and standing at 36 1/2 including the pedestal. The jockey figure stands at approximately 23 1/2" and the pedestal measures at 10 1/4" x 10 1/4 on the upper (foot standing area) flat. The bottom of the pedestal base measures at 9 3/4" x 9 3/4". The pedestal also retains traces of the original white paint.
The total weight of this museum-quality jockey hitching post is just over 60 lbs. There does appear to have been an attempt to repair the gap on the one arm where the two (2) pieces of cast iron join. Please review all pictures carefully for your personal assessment as to overall condition for your collecting requirements. Item has mellow patina to the paint, some requisite wear to the surfaces and the inclusion of the original iron hitching ring made this piece irresistible. We believe that the right collector will appreciate the attributes of this (our opinion) " Best " black jockey hitching post.
This item will weigh at 70 lbs. As packaged in a reinforced container measuring 40" x 18" x 18. Free local pick-up is an option.Please use pictures for best description. The item "Antique Cast Iron Lawn Jockey, AUTHENTIC Black Americana Lawn Jockey, JOCKO" is in sale since Saturday, April 02, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Figures & Sculptures". The seller is "midwestplantservices" and is located in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada.