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1467

VERY FINE AND LARGE AMERICAN MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC COW WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1880

Reserves

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

PROPERTY OFFERED WITHOUT RESERVE

VERY FINE AND LARGE AMERICAN MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC COW WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1880

VERY FINE AND LARGE AMERICAN MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC COW WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1880

Estimate:

6,000

to
- 8,000 USD

Lot sold:

3,000

USD

VERY FINE AND LARGE AMERICAN MOLDED SHEET-COPPER AND ZINC COW WEATHERVANE, CIRCA 1880


Height including stand 67 in., Height 30 in. by Length 41 in.

Some rust to the horizontal support


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.

A very similar weathervane is illustrated in David P. Curry, An American Sampler: Folk Art from the Shelburne Museum, (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1987) p. 123, plate 69. A related vane is illustrated in Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, American Primitive, (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988) p. 111, fig. 145.