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Molded Copper "Black Hawk" Running Horse Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
638
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

Molded Copper "Black Hawk" Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, flattened figure with zinc ears, supported on a copper rod, original weathered verdigris surface with traces of earlier gilding, no stand, (solder repairs to several bullet holes, minor seam separations), ht. 18 1/2, lg. 26 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Body dented inward from bullets, loss on bottom of vertical shaft, rear leg detached from rod.

Keywords

Copper, Gilding, Verdigris, Weathered

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