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Molded Copper Ewe Weathervane

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

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

Description:

Molded Copper Ewe Weathervane, America, late 19th century, textured sheet copper flattened full-body standing figure with sheet copper ears, mounted on a copper rod, weathered verdigris surface, (imperfections), overall ht. 23, lg. 28 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

1 x 1/2 in. hole at top of neck where previous mounting rod probably poked through, seam separation along one foreleg from previous mounting, about eight repaired bullet holes with solder and touched up with paint.


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

Bullet, Copper, Matter, Pigments, Solder, Verdigris

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