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Yellow-painted Coupe Weathervane

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3121M
Lot:
452
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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Yellow-painted Coupe Weathervane, probably southern Maine, early 20th century, sheet iron automobile with four wheels, driver, wire windscreen, and steering wheel, on a directional with scroll decoration, on turned and white-painted stand, lg. 14 in.

Provenance: David L. Davies, August, 1995.

Literature: Robert Bishop and Patricia Coblentz, A Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs (New York: Dutton, 1981), p. 100; and Robert Bishop and Jacqueline M. Atkins, Folk Art in American Life (Viking Studio Books, 1995).
The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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.

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Robert Bishop, David L. Davies, Jacqueline M. Atkins, Patricia Coblentz, Sybil Kern, Arts, Atkins, Coblentz, Culture, Dutton, Folk art, Folk music, Folklore, Kern, Visual arts, Whirligig

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