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Olympic mare Halla

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£599.00 (GBP)

A Large Meissen white porcelain model of a Horse; the great Olympic mare named Halla standing at 16.2hh. She was the only horse to win three gold medals in Olympic show jumping and is immortalised in the Guinness book of records. 

Her rider, winner of five Olympic gold medals Hans Gunter Winkler is Germany's most successful equestrian winning a total of 7 Olympic medals. He rode Halla to his first win in Stockholm in 1956.

To commemorate this great horse the German factory of Meissen released a limited number of 1000 models of her in 1978. This model is marked # 249.

Crossed swords mark in underglaze blue and incised swords, weiss, 78859249Z

First quality

Stands 19 cm x 17 cm x 8 cm

Condition : Excellent, no damages to the porcelain, checked with UV light.

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