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Molded Sheet Copper Gamecock Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Molded Sheet Copper Gamecock Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, full-body figure with embossed sheet copper tail, supported on a copper rod, original weathered verdigris surface, no stand, (losses on tail and vertical support, dents, seam separation), ht. 18, lg. 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Top of head with dent and seam separation, losses to tail feathers, tips, 1 1/2 in. crack on tail, loss to vertical support with make-do copper wire repair.

Keywords

Copper, Electrical wiring, Pigments, Verdigris

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