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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3167B Boston
November 3, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Molded Sheet Copper Horse and Four-wheel Sulky Weathervane

$14,760$12,000
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Molded Sheet Copper Horse and Four-wheel Sulky Weathervane, Harris & Company, Boston, c. 1850-75, flattened full-body trotting horse pulling a sulky driven by a full-body rider, copper wire reins, traces of gilding, custom base, lg. 49 in.

Provenance: Steve Miller, New York; Edmund I. Fuller, Woodstock, New York; Thomas J. Rizzo, New York; Sotheby's, January 30, 1988, Lot 1559.
Provenance: The Arthur & Sybil Kern Collection of American Folk Art.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Repaired bullet holes, open seams on rider and horse legs, traces of regilding.


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Keywords

Steve Miller, Edmund I. Fuller, Thomas J. Rizzo, Sybil Kern, Woodstock