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Molded Sheet Copper Banneret Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1078
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Molded Sheet Copper Banneret Weather Vane, probably J.W. Fiske, New York, late 19th century, pierced scrolled form, no stand, (dents, seam separations), ht. 25, wd. 4 3/4, lg. 37 in.

Literature: The banneret design offered here is similar to one illustrated in the 1893 J.W. Fiske Illustrated Catalog and Price List of Copper Weather Vanes, model 489, p. 109.
Estimate $400-600

There may have been medallions attached to the sides, just a shadow and attachment nibs left, 1 x 3/4 in. indentation on top flange of shaft; one side of the vane has weathered black paint the other side-most of the paint is worn off and a dark copper patina remains.

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