Lot 1209
  • 1209

INDEX HORSEJ. HOWARD & CO. | Index HorseJ. Howard & Co.

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 USD
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Description

  • molded and sheet copper with molded zinc weathervane with traces of polychrome
  • Height 14 1/4 in. by Length 18 1/4 in.
  • circa 1860

Provenance

Frank Gaglio, Wurtsboro, New York.

Literature

Tom Geismar and Harvey Kahn, Spiritually Moving:  A Collection of American Folk Art Sculpture (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998) cat. no. 18, illus. in color.

Catalogue Note

Howard & Co. horses of this form were dubbed “Index” horses because an example was recorded in a watercolor rendered for the Index of American Design long before the company was identified as its maker.
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