FINE AND RARE LARGE GILT MOLDED FULL-BODIED SHEET COPPER EAGLE WEATHERVANE, NEW ENGLAND, 19TH CENTURY
together with monumental stand.
Height 24 in. by Width 53 in. by Depth 38 in.
In fine overall condition. The bottom ball that the eagle stands on has aged bullet hole. The proper left wing is bent slightly downward and the eagle has possibly been through two gilding campaigns.
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Marna Anderson, New Paltz, New York.