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Details & Cataloguing

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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Lyre and Star Bannerette
American School, 19th century
sheet copper and molded zinc weathervane with gilding and paint
Height 31 1/2 in. by Length 39 in.
second-half 19th century
Northeastern United States
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Provenance

Van Anda's Antiques, Lititz, Pennsylvania.

Literature

Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving:  A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 57, illus. in color.

Catalogue Note

Not only does the back of this bannerette end in a star, but pairs of stars and crescent moons are cut from the metal form on the other side of the pole it is mounted on. 

The History of Now: The Important American Folk Art Collection of David Teiger | Sold to Benefit Teiger Foundation for the Support of Contemporary Art

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New York