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Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Cow Weather Vane

Auction:
2431
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$7,406$6,250

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

Description:

Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Cow Weather Vane, possibly E.W. Cushing & Sons, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, flattened full-body sheet copper figure with zinc head, old gilt over earlier silvered surface, mounted on a copper rod, including stand, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 15 1/2, lg. 24 3/4 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Some seam separations on one foreleg and both hind legs, minor bullet dents, slight crack around each horn above ears, possibly a seam separation.

Keywords

Waltham, E.W. Cushing & Sons, zinc head , Massachusetts, Copper, Reducing agents

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