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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3121M Marlborough
August 12, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Gilt Molded Copper Pig Weathervane

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3121M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 13, 2018 4:30PM


Gilt Molded Copper Pig Weathervane, America, late 19th century, flattened full-body form with molded eyes and mouth, shaped sheet copper ears, and tail with wire cluster tip, horizontal rod with ball and arrow point, old gilding, on stand, lg. 37 1/2 in.

Provenance: A Cornwall, Connecticut, collector.

Literature: Pictured in Steve Miller, The Art of the Weathervane, pp. 44-45.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

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