VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)  WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85
VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)  WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85
VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)  WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85
VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)  WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85
VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)  WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85
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VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933) WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 USD

VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE, ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933) WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85

Estimate: 150,000 - 250,000 USD

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Description

VERY FINE AND RARE FULL-BODIED MOLDED COPPER SQUIRREL WEATHERVANE

ATTRIBUTED TO CUSHING & WHITE OR L.W. CUSHING AND SONS (ACTIVE 1865-1933)

WALTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, CIRCA 1870-85


Height 17 ¾ in. by Length 24 in. by Depth 6 in.

Condition Report

some bullet holes. retains a wonderful verdigris patina


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.

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Provenance

Property of a Rhode Island family;

Christie's New York, Important American Furniture, Silver and Folk Art, January 18-19, 2002, sale 1003, lot 53;

Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.

A New Dimension of Tradition: Important American Folk Art, Proceeds of the Sale to Benefit a New Folk Art Initiative at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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