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Rare Massive Molded Copper and Zinc Short Horned Jersey Cow Weathervane, attributed to the A.B. and W.T. Westervelt Co., 102 Chambers Street, New York, circa 1883
Estimate
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277

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Rare Massive Molded Copper and Zinc Short Horned Jersey Cow Weathervane, attributed to the A.B. and W.T. Westervelt Co., 102 Chambers Street, New York, circa 1883
Estimate
20,00030,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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Rare Massive Molded Copper and Zinc Short Horned Jersey Cow Weathervane, attributed to the A.B. and W.T. Westervelt Co., 102 Chambers Street, New York, circa 1883
The hollow form molded in the round with cast zinc horns, weathered to a natural patina; mounted on a rod.  Now in a black metal base. 
Height of the weathervane 27 1/2 in. by Width 48 in. by Depth 11 1/2 in.
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Provenance

Found on an estate in Rhinebeck, New York.

Literature

A virtually identical example is illustrated in American Antique Weathervanes, The Complete Illustrated Westervelt Catalogue of 1883, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 1982, p. 4.

Important Americana: Furniture, Folk Art, Silver, Porcelain, Prints and Carpets

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