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Molded Gilt Copper Rooster Weather Vane with Directionals

Auction:
2255
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2255
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Molded Gilt Copper Rooster Weather Vane with Directionals, attributed to L.W. Cushing & Son, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th/early 20th century, the rooster figure with red painted wattle and comb, mounted on a sphere and cast iron directionals, including painted metal stand, (scattered gilt loss, tear on tail), total ht. 77, wd. 24 1/2 in.

Literature: A similar weathervane is illustrated in The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, (Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Pennsylvania), 1984, p. 36.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Waltham, Massachusetts, painted metal stand, Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Pennsylvania, Cushing, Rooster, Weather vane

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