I found this charming, vintage, but really well used rocking lamb at a unique shop in my neighborhood and just had to have it to paint. I pictured something primitive and red, white and blue. It was someone’s treasured toy (or several someones’) and I felt it needed to be rejuvenated.
I swirled the hair on the head and neck with thick swirls of paint to give it some texture. I left the handle in the original state. The back was painted in red and white stripes and antiqued. The support pieces were painted a lovely shade of blue and I added tons of stars. This area was also antiqued. The runners were also painted blue with some stars and “Sweet Land of Liberty” to complete them. The entire piece was distressed on the pressure areas and antiqued again. A large black dot was added for each eye and carefully outlined for definition. This has been varnished with a “soft touch varnish”. I personally love the way it turned out.
For decorative purposes only. This little lamb has been well-ridden in the past and it is time for a rest!
Measurements: This is a large piece approximately measuring 21 inches tall, 32 inches long for the runners, 9 inches wide at the base and the body is 19 inches from tip of nose to tail area.
Price for ROCKING LAMB is $165.00, first class mail with insurance included inside the USA only.