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Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane

Auction:
2431
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Sheet Iron Rooster Weathervane, America, late 19th/early 20th century, pierced. cut-out sheet iron figure mounted on an iron pole, no stand, (imperfections), overall ht. 36, lg. 24 in.

Provenance: This weathervane was removed from the Temple Sinai on Coolidge Corner in Brookline, Massachusetts, during recent renovations to its monumental tower, which featured the rooster on the mast over the domed cupola.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Rusty weathered surface, separation where figure riveted to shaft.

Keywords

Sinai, Massachusetts, Brookline, Temple Sinai, Cupola, Metalworking, Rivet, Rooster

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