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Molded Sheet Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ram Weathervane

Auction:
2640B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$10,200$8,500

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

Description:

Molded Sheet Copper and Cast Zinc Merino Ram Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body figure with cast zinc head and sheet copper body embossed to show the texture of the wool, applied articulated sheet copper ears and horns, mounted on a copper rod, with metal stand, weathered verdigris surface, (minor imperfections), overall ht. 33, lg. 33 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Both ears with dents along edges, several bullet dents, a few bullet holes on legs, about three repaired bullet holes on body.


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, Bullet, Chemical elements, Copper, Dietary minerals, Matter, Penny, Transition metals, Verdigris, Zinc

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