EXCEPTIONAL CAST IRON STAG GARDEN ORNAMENT, ATTRIBUTED TO ROBERT WOOD FOUNDRY, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1860
Height 72 in. by Length 51 in. by Width 14 in.
In very fine overall condition. Rust commensurate with age, material, and use. Antler has been re-rodded.
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Charles T. Gorham (1812-1901), Fitch-Gorham-Brooks House (c. 1849), Kalamazoo, Michigan;
Giampietro American Folk Art. New Haven, Connecticut.
Robert Wood catalogue, 1858, no. 477, pl 108.