02-22-2004 02-22-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2230 Boston
February 22, 2004 11:00 AMCalender
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Airplane Weather Vane

$3,055$2,600
Auction: Sale #2230 - 2230 Location: Boston Date / Time: February 22, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Airplane Weather Vane, America, 20th century, single propeller airplane composed of copper, zinc, iron and wood with verdigris and weathered wood surfaces with traces of gilt, zinc directionals, mounted on a turned wooden baluster supported on a black metal stand, total ht. 54 3/8, wd. 30 3/8, lg. 40 in.

Literature: This weather vane is illustrated in the book Heritage Above: A Tribute to Maine's Tradition of Weather Vanes, photographs and text by Marcia Burnell, 1991, Down East Books, Camden, Maine, p. 77.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Maine, black metal stand, Marcia Burnell, Camden