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Large Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Lot:
865
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

Large Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Running Horse Weather Vane, America, late 19th century, full-body copper figure with cast zinc head, mounted on a copper rod over a copper sphere, original weathered verdigris surface, no stand, (seam separations, dents), ht. 25 1/2, lg. 43 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Partial seam separation on where tail attaches to rump, back of rear leg, dent on neck, dents on sides, later applied paint on eyes and forelock.

Keywords

cast zinc head, applied paint, Copper, Reducing agents, Verdigris

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