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Leo Smith Witch Riding White Horse (tis A Witching Time) Numbered 84 Of 609 New For Sale
Match theWitch Riding White Horse (also know as Tis a Witching Time) with thePilgrim Riding a Turkey and the Pilgrim Man & Pilgrim Woman and you'll have a matchedset of Leo's 1991 series of Halloween and Thanksgiving pieces all numbered 084!!!
Witch Riding Horse (also know as Tis a Witching Time)
Folk Art by Leo Smith
Brand New in Original Green
Comes with Story Card
A Certificate of
Authenticity is also included
An Instruction Sheet is also included (where to place the wand)
Distributor: Midwest of
Issued: 1991 Retired: 1991
Numbered Piece: 084 of 609 (revised from the original 5,000)
Measures Approximately: 14 3/4" L x 9 1/4” T x 4 ½” D
History of this piece…
1991, Leo Smith retailers were sent a complete set of Leo’s 10 New Collectibles
for 1991 from Midwest of Cannon Falls
set has its own set number assigned to each of the individual pieces
set number is 084 from the reproduction manufacture of each piece
piece is part of a complete series of 10 pieces from the 1991 cardboard
shipping box that we opened just last week--22 years later--for inspection and to take pictures
piece is Brand New and comes with its Original Green Box
each come with a Story Card and Certificates of Authenticity
even came with an Instruction Sheet (the listing will indicate which ones
have these instruction sheets)
the witch on a pale horse is my favorite piece.
Full of mischief and adventure,
to me she embodies the spirit of this mysterious, prank-filled holiday.
favorite Halloween memories come from my early childhood, and invariably
involve a moon-light night filled with rain and gusty winds.
Bats and witches fly
through the air--of course you’ve heard that a witch flies through the night on
a broomstick, but I remember imagining a different figure in the night--the
ghost of a horse.
I see this horse as the bearer of the chill night wind,
commanded by the power of the wild and adventurous witch.
Together they fill
the Halloween night with the thrills and chills of a child’s imagination.
have made every effort to create a piece with uncompromising originality, whose
finish and look have the soft patina of age which one expects from a fine
I hope you enjoy this beautiful limited edition reproduction by
Midwest Importers of Cannon Falls, Inc., a collectible I’m proud to assure you
captures the essence and integrity of my original carving.”
About the Artist and His
Smith’s began work in 1971 in Fountain City Wisconsin
piece they create is made from resin and is hand cast to precisely reproduce
the beauty of the original wood carving done by Leo Smith
the casting, it is then hand painted on color schemes developed by Marilyn
1991, Leo and Marilyn Smith began having reproductions made of their work by
Midwest of Cannon Falls
continues to create beautiful Folk Art and Bronze Fine Art and is known internationally
for his colorful Folk pieces
pieces of Folk Art done by Leo and Marilyn Smith are featured in a display at
the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona, Minnesota.
have visited the Museum and would strongly recommend it to lovers of their work