Molded Copper and Cast Iron "Dexter" Horse and Jockey Weathervane, America, late 19th century, sheet copper full-body figures, the horse with a cast iron head, copper saddle bridle, and reins, mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface, including wooden stand, (imperfections),overall ht. 22, lg. 33 1/2 in.
One of the forelegs and the copper rod have been replaced, several solder repaired bullet holes (approx. 11),repair to one of jockey's and one of horse's legs, bridle has loss/separation going over horse's head, and part of that is bent, most of jockey's crop is missing, minor scattered dents.
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