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Molded Copper Running Horse Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1082
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 Copper Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, flattened molded sheet copper figure with zinc ears, supported on a copper rod, original weathered verdigris surface with remnants of earlier gilding and yellow sizing, no stand, (minor dents), ht. 16 1/2, lg. 31 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Loss to small area of vertical rod support, several dents from bullet holes.

Keywords

Copper, Gilding, Sizing, Verdigris

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