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Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Rooster Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
640
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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

Description:

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Rooster Weather Vane, attributed to J.W. Fiske, New York, late 19th century, with sheet copper comb, wattle, and tail, cast zinc feet, mounted on a short copper rod and small belted sphere, weathered verdigris surface, including stand, overall ht. 24, lg. 21 1/4 in.

Provenance: RJG Antiques, Rye, New Hampshire.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Weather vane is in very good condition,

Keywords

Rye, New Hampshire, Copper, Reducing agents, Verdigris

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