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Gilt and Black-painted Sheet Copper Grasshopper Weathervane

Auction:
2922M
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2922M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Gilt and Black-painted Sheet Copper Grasshopper Weathervane, America, early 20th century, with wire antennae and iron bracket mount, weathered gilt surface, with some verdigris to copper and rust to iron bracket, mounted to square black-painted wood stand, lg. 42, overall ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300


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

Copper, Corrosion, Dietary minerals, Iron, Native element minerals, Rust, Transition metals, Verdigris

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