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Painted Wood "Spirit of St. Louis" Airplane Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Painted Wood "Spirit of St. Louis" Airplane Weather Vane, America, early to mid-20th century, composed of carved and shaped wood segments and metal brackets, weathered green and white paint, (losses on propeller and tail), ht. 8 1/2, wd. 21, lg. 25 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Loss of angled 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. piece of wood on one side of the propeller, the tail is cracked across, and has a 1/2 x 3/4 in. loss. eathered paint loss.

Keywords

St. Louis, metal brackets, Propellers, Ship construction

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