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Molded Copper Eagle Weathervane

Auction:
2431
Lot:
276
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Molded Copper Eagle Weathervane, America, late 19th century, full-body spreadwing figure mounted on a sphere over and arrow, verdigris surface with traces of gilding and yellow sizing, no stand, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 22, wd. 31, lg. 30 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Separation below sphere where tail of arrow connects to shaft, minor dents on "feathers" of arrow.

Keywords

Archery, Arrow, Bird anatomy, Feather, Gilding, Projectiles, Sizing, Verdigris

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