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Gilt Copper Prancing "Arabian" Horse Weather Vane

Auction:
2482
Lot:
631
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Gilt Copper Prancing "Arabian" Horse Weather Vane, attributed to A. L. Jewell & Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, third quarter 19th century, flattened full-body figure, with boss eyes, mounted on a shaped landscape sheet iron base, including stand, (imperfections), overall ht. 25 3/8, lg. 33 in.

Literature: A similar weather vane is illustrated in The Art of the Weathervane, by Steve Miller, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Pennsylvania, 1984, p. 133.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Surface has been regilded at some point, minor dents on mane.

Keywords

Waltham, A. L. Jewell & Co., Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Steve Miller, Arabian horse, Vane, Weather vane

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