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Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Pig Weathervane

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$36,000$30,000

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

Description:

Gilt Molded Copper and Cast Zinc Pig Weathervane, America, late 19th century, molded sheet copper flattened full-body figure with cast zinc head and curled tail the head with applied sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, weathered gilt surface with verdigris, with metal stand, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 20 1/2, lg. 35 1/2 in.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

: Puncture u.l., scattered paint loss, stable craquelure. The puncture at u.l. is about 1/2 in. dia. located in the background to the left of her face, and one very small puncture in her left facing eye area, both with a piece of tape placed on the back of the canvas.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

metal stand, cast zinc head, Chemical elements, Copper, Craquelure, Dietary minerals, Matter, Penny, Reducing agents, Transition metals, Verdigris, Zinc

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