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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2640B Boston
March 3, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Sulky Weathervane

$20,400$17,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2640B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 03, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Horse and Sulky Weathervane, America, late 19th century, full-body molded sheet-copper figure of a running horse with cast zinc head, pulling the swell-body figure of a driver in a sulky with iron wheels, the mustachioed driver with cast zinc head and boots, wearing a billed cap and holding sheet copper reigns, verdigris surface with traces of earlier gilding, no stand, ht. 22 3/4, lg. 47 3/4 in.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

One wheel missing two spokes, three of the spokes are detatched from the wheel but connected at the spoke, the other wheel is missing one spoke


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Keywords

cast zinc head, driver, mustachioed driver