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St. Julien with Sulky Molded Copper Weather Vane

Auction:
2337
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$23,500$20,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

St. Julien with Sulky Molded Copper Weather Vane, attributed to J.W. Fiske, New York, last quarter 19th century, full-bodied molded sheet copper horse and driver vane with cast iron horse's head and driver's hands, sheet copper reins and seat, copper rod wheels, including black metal stand, (imperfections), total ht. 22 3/4, lg. 40 in.

Literature:

Literature: A similar weather vane is pictured in J.W. Fiske 1893 Illustrated Catalogue, reproduced by Dover in 1971, on p. 3. Another similar weather vane is illustrated in The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing, Pennsylvania, p. 32.
Estimate $14,000-18,000

Keywords

black metal stand, head , head and driver, driver, Pennsylvania, Steve Miller, Dover, Schiffer Publishing, Vane, Weather vane

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