17th-18th century AD. A carved jet amuletic figure of a standing horse with saddle-blanket to each flank ornamented with ring-and-dot motifs, bridle and crupper; pierced vertically. 6.5 grams, 37mm (1 1/2"). From the family collection of a Hampstead gentleman; formerly acquired in the 1980s.
Fine condition; some degradation and chipping. Rare.